Flu Articles A-Z
Flu - Flu Medicine
This page contains links to eMedTV Flu Articles containing information on subjects from Flu to Flu Medicine. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
The flu, a highly contagious respiratory infection, causes cough and fever in people who have it. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at this illness, including who is most at risk from it and how outbreaks occur.
- Flu Complications
Flu complications tend to appear after the patient starts to feel better. Symptoms include high fever, cough with mucus, and chills. This eMedTV article discusses the results of flu complications in adults, teenagers, and children.
- Flu Diagnosis
In order to make a flu diagnosis, doctors look at a person's symptoms and find out whether the flu is epidemic within a community. This eMedTV segment explains how a doctor goes about making a flu diagnosis and explains why lab tests are seldom used.
- Flu Information
If you are looking for information on the flu, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. This resource discusses what causes the flu, lists some common symptoms, and provides a link to more detailed information.
- Flu Medicine
As this eMedTV page explains, drugs such as Tamiflu, Flumadine, and Relenza can be used to both prevent the flu and treat associated symptoms. This article covers medications that are used for the flu, including how they work and potential side effects.