Influenza and Influenza Vaccination 2006-2007 - Primary Care Reports - Dec 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for primary care and family practice physicians.

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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Authors
Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Rochester, NY

Sandra M. Schneider, MD, FACEP
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Rochester, NY

Peer Reviewers
Frederick M. Abrahamian, DO, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California
Los Angeles School of Medicine;
Director of Education
Department of Emergency Medicine
Olive View
UCLA Medical Center
Sylmar, CA

Jonathan Glauser, MD, FACEP
Acting Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation;
Faculty
Emergency Medicine Residency Program
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Catherine D. Bacheller, MD
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Booneshoft School of Medicine
Wright State University
Director
Infection Prevention Center
Kettering Medical Center
Dayton, OH

CME Question Reviewer
Roger Farel, MD
Retired
Newport Beach, CA

Editors
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
Chair
Emergency Medicine Department
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Editor-in-Chief
Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio;
Vice President
Medical Affairs
Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, Ohio

Subjects:

  • Influenza and Influenza Vaccination 2006-2007

Objectives:

  • Summarize the most recent significant primary care medicine-related studies
  • Discuss up-to-date information on all aspects of primary care, including new drugs, techniques, equipment, trials, studies, books, teaching aids, and other information pertinent to primary care
  • Evaluate the credibility of published data and recommendations
  • Describe the pros and cons of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, we disclose that Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH, FAAP (author) is a consultant for GlaxoSmithKline on the HPV vaccine and serves on the speaker’s bureau for GlaxoSmithKline. She has also given talks and worked on Internet CME for Sanofi Pasteur and Wyeth. Frederick M. Abrahamian, DO, FACEP (peer reviewer) serves on the speaker’s bureau for Schering and has received a speaking honorarium from Pfizer. Roger Farel, MD (CME question reviewer) hold stock in Johnson and Johnson. J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD (editor) served as a consultant to Pfizer on the drugs linezolid and dalbavancin. Sandra M. Schneider, MD, FACEP (author and editor), Jonathan Glauser, MD, FACEP (peer reviewer), Catherine D. Bacheller, MD (peer reviewer), and Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP (editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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