H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Questions & Answers

Updated: Apr 09, 2019
  • Author: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What are the signs and symptoms of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What are the CDC criteria for suspected H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

How is H1N1 influenza (swine flu) treated?

How is H1N1 influenza (swine flu) transmitted?

What is the history of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) pandemics?

What were the characteristic of the 2009-2010 H1N1 influenza (swine flu) outbreak?

What are the mortality rates of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What is the prognosis of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What are the signs and symptoms of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in children?

What are the clinical characteristics of the neurological complications of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in children?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

How is H1N1 influenza (swine flu) diagnosed?

What viral tracking is being done for H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

Treatment

What is included in medical care of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What is the role of vaccination in the prevention of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What are the CDC recommendations for controlling the spread of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in community settings?

What are the CDC recommendations for controlling the spread of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in healthcare settings?

What is the efficacy and adverse effects of the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) vaccine?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What are WHO treatment guidelines for H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

When should prophylaxis with antiviral agents be considered in the treatment of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

When should pre-exposure prophylaxis be considered in the treatment of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

Which medications are used for fever relief in children with H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

How is H1N1 influenza (swine flu) treated during pregnancy?

How is H1N1 influenza (swine flu) prevented?

Which components were included in the trivalent 2016-2017 Northern Hemisphere vaccine against H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

What are quadrivalent influenza vaccines against H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

Which vaccination should be given for the prevention of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in the elderly?

What is the role of recombinant trivalent and quadrivalent vaccines in the treatment of H1N1 influenza (swine flu)?

Which medications in the drug class Vaccines are used in the treatment of H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)?

Which medications in the drug class Antiviral Agent are used in the treatment of H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)?