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Pediatric Influenza in the Emergency Department: Diagnosis and Management (Infectious Disease CME)

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  • Influenza A is the most common form of the virus affecting children. It is the primary cause of seasonal epidemics and results in the majority of hospitalizations.
  • Influenza B infection occurs less frequently but causes epidemics and complications including acute renal failure, rhabdomyolysis, myocarditis, pericarditis, and cardiomyopathy.
  • Influenza complications include acute otitis media, pneumonia, bronchiolitis, myocarditis, encephalitis, myositis, and sepsis.
  • Most patients no longer have detectable influenza virus when complications develop.
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Authors

Ran D. Goldman, MD, FRCPC

Peer Reviewed By

Coburn H. Allen, MD, FAAP, FACEP, FPIDS; Sarah C. Cavallaro, MD; David M. Walker, MD, FAAP, FACEP

Publication Date

January 2, 2021

CME Expiration Date

February 3, 2024

CME Credits

4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 4 ACEP Category I Credits, 4 AAP Prescribed Credits, 4 AOA Category 2-A or 2-B Credits.
Specialty CME Credits: Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Infectious Disease CME credits.

Pub Med ID: 33320486

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