Seasonal influenza: managing cases in critical care units

Advice and recommendations for healthcare professionals on managing seasonal influenza cases in adult critical care units.


Seasonal influenza: guidance for adult critical care units

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This guidance covers:

  • background information on seasonal influenza
  • diagnosis of seasonal influenza
  • antiviral treatment in critical care
  • other treatment considerations
  • infection prevention and control
Published 28 July 2017