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1. Influenza post exposure prophylaxis and treatment: PGD templates

Influenza post exposure prophylaxis and treatment: PGD templates Influenza post exposure prophylaxis and treatment: PGD templates - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Influenza post exposure prophylaxis and treatment: PGD templates Patient group direction (PGD) templates for post exposure prophylaxis and treatment of flu for adult residents and staff of care homes. Published 12 January 2016 (...) technology you use. Details These patient group direction ( 18 March 2019 Updated 'Oseltamivir' patient group direction (PGD) templates. 23 February 2019 Updated Zanamivir powder treatments for influenza guidance. 27 July 2018 Updated patient group direction (PGD) templates with latest versions. 12 January 2016 First published. Explore the topic Is this page useful? Thank you for your feedback Help us improve GOV.UK Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number

2019 Public Health England

2. Risk Assessment of Avian Influenza A(H9N2)

Risk Assessment of Avian Influenza A(H9N2) Risk Assessment of Avian Influenza A(H9N2) - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Risk Assessment of Avian Influenza A(H9N2) Published 20 March 2019 Contents © Crown copyright 2019 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit or write to the Information (...) Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: . Where we have identified any third party copyright information you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned. This publication is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/risk-assessment-of-avian-influenza-ah9n2/risk-assessment-of-avian-influenza-ah9n2 1. Epidemiology of A(H9N2) in humans Avian influenza A(H9N2) is a common and geographically widespread disease of birds, which has the ability

2019 Public Health England

3. Avian influenza A(H7N4): risk assessment

Avian influenza A(H7N4): risk assessment Avian influenza A(H7N4): risk assessment - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Avian influenza A(H7N4): risk assessment Updated 16 April 2019 Contents © Crown copyright 2019 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit or write to the Information Policy Team (...) , The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: . Where we have identified any third party copyright information you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned. This publication is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/avian-influenza-ah7n4-risk-assessment/avian-influenza-ah7n4-risk-assessment Public Health England’s risk assessment for H7N4 Update 12 April 2019: All risk assessments are reviewed regularly, but are not updated unless there is a significant

2019 Public Health England

4. Health Care Support Workers Administering Inactivated Influenza, Shingles and Pneumococcal Vaccines for Adults and Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) for Children

Health Care Support Workers Administering Inactivated Influenza, Shingles and Pneumococcal Vaccines for Adults and Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) for Children CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL RESOURCE Health Care Support Workers Administering Inactivated Influenza, Shingles and Pneumococcal Vaccines for Adults and Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) for Children RCN guidance Version 3 revised 2019 This RCN document applies in England and Wales in line with the National Minimum Standards (...) (for example, the LAIV) 12 ContentsHEALTH CARE SUPPORT WORKERS ADMINISTERING VACCINES FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN 4 This publication outlines the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) position on health care support workers (HCSW) administering vaccines and the role of health care professionals who support them. This publication applies to specific vaccinations given as part of the routine national schedule. These vaccines are: • the delivery of the influenza, pneumococcal and shingles vaccines given to adults

2019 Royal College of Nursing

5. Influenza infection

Influenza infection Influenza infection - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Influenza infection Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: March 2019 Summary Characterised by upper and lower respiratory tract symptoms of rhinorrhoea, cough, fever, chills, headache, and myalgia. Typically presents in winter season. Can occur in local community outbreaks, epidemics, and, rarely, pandemics. Vaccination (...) for prevention is available. Definition Acute respiratory tract infection typically caused by seasonal influenza A or B virus. The virus is transmitted by inhalation of infected respiratory secretions that have been aerosolised through coughing, sneezing, or talking. Brankston G, Gitterman L, Hirji Z, et al. Transmission of influenza A in human beings. Lancet Infect Dis. 2007;7:257-265. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17376383?tool=bestpractice.com History and exam winter season current influenza outbreak

2019 BMJ Best Practice

6. Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of influenza. (PubMed)

Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of influenza. Specific treatments for influenza are limited to neuraminidase inhibitors and adamantanes. Corticosteroids show evidence of benefit in sepsis and related conditions, most likely due to their anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties. Although commonly prescribed for severe influenza, there is uncertainty over their potential benefits or harms. This is an update of a review first published in 2016.To systematically (...) assess the effectiveness and potential adverse effects of corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of influenza, taking into account differences in timing and doses of corticosteroids.We searched CENTRAL (2018, Issue 9), which includes the Cochrane Acute Respiratory infections Group's Specialised Register, MEDLINE (1946 to October week 1, 2018), Embase (1980 to 3 October 2018), CINAHL (1981 to 3 October 2018), LILACS (1982 to 3 October 2018), Web of Science (1985 to 3 October 2018

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2019 Cochrane

7. Adult Outpatients With Acute Cough Due to Suspected Pneumonia or Influenza: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report

Adult Outpatients With Acute Cough Due to Suspected Pneumonia or Influenza: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report Patients commonly present to primary care services with upper and lower respiratory tract infections, and guidelines to help physicians investigate and treat acute cough due to suspected pneumonia and influenza are needed.A systematic search was carried out with eight patient, intervention, comparison, outcome questions related to acute cough due to suspected pneumonia (...) or influenza.There was a lack of randomized controlled trials in the setting of outpatients presenting with acute cough due to suspected pneumonia or influenza who were not hospitalized. Both clinical suggestions and research recommendations were made on the evidence available and CHEST Expert Cough Panel advice.For outpatient adults with acute cough due to suspected pneumonia, we suggest the following clinical symptoms and signs are suggestive of pneumonia: cough; dyspnea; pleural pain; sweating, fevers

2019 EvidenceUpdates

8. Flucelvax Tetra - influenza vaccine

Flucelvax Tetra - influenza vaccine 30 Churchill Place ? Canary Wharf ? London E14 5EU ? United Kingdom An agency of the European Union Telephone +44 (0)20 3660 6000 Facsimile +44 (0)20 3660 5555 Send a question via our website www.ema.europa.eu/contact © European Medicines Agency, 2018. Reproduction is authorised provided the source is acknowledged. EMA/753449/2018 EMEA/H/C/004814 Flucelvax Tetra (influenza vaccine [surface antigen inactivated prepared in cell cultures]) An overview (...) of Flucelvax Tetra and why it is authorised in the EU What is Flucelvax Tetra and what is it used for? Flucelvax Tetra is a vaccine used to protect adults and children from 9 years of age against influenza (flu). Influenza is mainly caused by two kinds of influenza virus, known as influenza A and B. Each of these circulate as different strains and subtypes, which change over time. Flucelvax Tetra contains proteins from four different inactivated influenza A and B virus strains (type A-H1N1, type A-H3N2

2019 European Medicines Agency - EPARs

9. Seasonal influenza vaccination of health care workers: evidence synthesis

Seasonal influenza vaccination of health care workers: evidence synthesis influenza vaccination 18 March 2019 Links Download reports (pdf) Seasonal influenza vaccination of health care workers: evidence synthesis What do we want to know? This review addresses the following questions: What are the views and experiences of healthcare workers (HCWs) regarding vaccination for seasonal influenza? What is known about the implementation and context of interventions to promote vaccination for seasonal (...) influenza among HCWs? Who wants to know and why? This systematic review provides policy-makers and people involved in delivering vaccination promotion interventions with an overview of what is known about HCWs’ perceptions and attitudes. The focus on qualitative evidence and contextual data from intervention studies can help us to understand what problems may be encountered in implementing interventions, and also to gain a broader and more critical understanding of the contexts of vaccination promotion

2019 EPPI Centre

10. 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza

2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza Influenza Search Search Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza Published : 19 December 2018 Timothy M. Uyeki, Henry H. Bernstein, John S. Bradley, Janet A. Englund, Thomas M. File Jr, Alicia M. Fry, Stefan Gravenstein, Frederick G (...) . Hayden, Scott A. Harper, Jon Mark Hirshon, Michael G. Ison, B. Lynn Johnston, Shandra L. Knight, Allison McGeer, Laura E. Riley, Cameron R. Wolfe, Paul E. Alexander, and Andrew T. Pavia For full document, including tables and references, please visit the . Abstract These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, prior to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. This document addresses new information regarding

2019 Infectious Diseases Society of America

11. The use and effectiveness of oseltamivir in influenza-related respiratory infections in people with chronic cardiac and pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies

The use and effectiveness of oseltamivir in influenza-related respiratory infections in people with chronic cardiac and pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission

2019 PROSPERO

12. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of MF59-adjuvanted inactivated influenza vaccine among children aged <8 years

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of MF59-adjuvanted inactivated influenza vaccine among children aged <8 years Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

13. Reasons for low influenza vaccine uptake in pregnant women: providers and pregnant women perspectives

Reasons for low influenza vaccine uptake in pregnant women: providers and pregnant women perspectives Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

14. Influenza vaccination in older people: an umbrella review of systematic reviews with meta-analyses

Influenza vaccination in older people: an umbrella review of systematic reviews with meta-analyses Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external

2019 PROSPERO

15. Alternative dose versus standard dose of trivalent influenza vaccine for immunocompromised patients: a meta-analysis of randomized control trials

Alternative dose versus standard dose of trivalent influenza vaccine for immunocompromised patients: a meta-analysis of randomized control trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

16. Influenza and vaccination: efficacy and safety in diabetes

Influenza and vaccination: efficacy and safety in diabetes Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr

2019 PROSPERO

17. Effectiveness, Immunogenicity and Safety of Influenza Vaccines with MF59 Adjuvant in Healthy People in different Age: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Effectiveness, Immunogenicity and Safety of Influenza Vaccines with MF59 Adjuvant in Healthy People in different Age: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility

2019 PROSPERO

18. Baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza) - For the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours

Baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza) - For the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours Drug Approval Package: Xofluza Film-Coated Tablets (Baloxavir marboxil) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Search FDA Submit search Drug Approval Package: Xofluza Film-Coated Tablets (Baloxavir marboxil) Company: Shionogi, Inc. Application Number: 210854 Approval Date: 10/24/2018 Persons with disabilities having problems accessing the PDF

2018 FDA - Drug Approval Package

19. Update: Can Newer Rapid Influenza Tests Rule Out Disease?

Update: Can Newer Rapid Influenza Tests Rule Out Disease? TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Although newer rapid in?uenza tests have improved our ability to rule out disease, they are still better at ruling in in?uenza. Change in management should be considered before testing. Update: Can Newer Rapid In?uenza Tests Rule Out Disease? EBEM Commentators Katie Pettit, MD Julie L. Welch, MD Department of Emergency Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN Results Pooled diagnostic accuracy

2018 Annals of Emergency Medicine Systematic Review Snapshots

20. VAXIGRIPTETRA, tetravalent vaccine against seasonal influenza

VAXIGRIPTETRA, tetravalent vaccine against seasonal influenza Haute Autorité de Santé - VAXIGRIPTETRA, vaccin quadrivalent contre la grippe saisonnière Développer la qualité dans le champ sanitaire, social et médico-social Recherche Évaluation & Recommandation La HAS Accréditation & Certification Outils, Guides & Méthodes Agenda Avis sur les Médicaments VAXIGRIPTETRA, vaccin quadrivalent contre la grippe saisonnière Substance active (DCI) vaccin grippal quadrivalent, inactivé, à virion

2018 Haute Autorite de sante