Health issues for pregnant dental staff and dental patients for the 2010 winter "flu" season

Walsh, Laurence J.
January 2010
Auxiliary;Jan/Feb2010, p22
The article focuses on health concerns for pregnant dental patients and staff during the 2010 winter season when influenza can produce medical complications. The risk group for medical complications from influenza and H1N1 (swine flu) include pregrant women, breastfeeding mothers and children. The article offers information on the H1N1 2009 vaccine Panvax, antiviral drugs including Oseltamivir or Tamiflu and Zanamivir or Relenza and a list of pandemic influenza symptoms including fever, coughing and sore throat.


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