TITLE

Flu: How to protect your high-risk patients

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Kim
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
RN;Nov85, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides nursing care tips for flu. Facts about flu; Importance of vaccination; Drug therapy for flu; Other alternative treatment for flu. INSET: Flu at a glance.
ACCESSION #
4937605

 

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