Podcast #379: Patient Perspectives of the Flu - The Emergency Medical Minute

Author:  Sam Killian, MD

Educational Pearls:


  • Patients may have certain fears or expectations about the flu based on hearsay and other less reliable sources
  • Taking extra time explaining the risks of the flu may help base these expectations more in reality
  • This includes providing good return precautions and acknowledging that the disease can still be unpredictable



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