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Q.  Should all patients with viral respiratory infection be treated with oseltamivir in current epidemic of H1N1 influenza_?
Poll Results

   
Yes, it may be H1N1
 12.30%
   
No, only if test is positive for influenza
 44.26%
   
Only in sick patients admitted in ICU
 43.44%
 
Sr. NoDateRemarks
1
02 Jun 2012It should be in patients admmited for ICU.
2
31 May 2012sick patients only
3
26 May 2012When there is a diagnostic test is present why should we treat our patient empirically_?_?
4
23 May 2012The treating Pediatrician should always keep in mind that it can be H1N1 and should never hesitate to start Oseltamivir whenever patients condition deteriorates or doesnot respond to conventional treatment` ICU patients must get the drug as a benefit of doubt.
5
04 May 2012Even if it is positive for influenza, if the patient is healthy and not very frail does not need treatment.


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