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Both of these tools can provide the accepted therapy for common cold, influenze, and pneumonia. Even though a drug resource, you can search with the disease name.
Get the overview on a disease as well as the pathophysiology and treatment information.
One resource that is great to use when you have a question about something's effectiveness is the Cochrane Library. The Cochrane sytematic reviews are regarded as the gold standard of systematic reviews and if you have one on your topic, the clinical research will be sythesized for you and a conclusion provided about the treatment you are investigating.
Try it out with a search for tamiflu or better yet, the generic name of oseltamivir. Additional terms might include adult to make sure you get systematic reviews for that population.
3M Littmann Learning Institute
Did you know that the Littmann stethoscope company has an education app? If you bought their stethoscope, you can have full access to their library of sounds for free.
The serial number on the chestpiece will unlock the content.
What they offer includes self-paced lessons with heart and lung sounds, patient scenarios to help improve your diagnostic thinking, self-tests to track your progress, a sound library, and more.
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Ever wonder what flu is up to? Now you can find out. Check out one of these two resources to see fairly recent info on flu activity.
Also, I have a couple of other worthwhile flu resources.
Not sure how to explain the no-antibiotics decision? You might find some great tips for how to explain things in laymen language using resources found at Medlineplus.gov. Check it out with, flu antibiotics. You will find resources from the CDC, FDA, & more.