Flu SeasonRegister Today!
This is a discussion on Flu Season in Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing, part of Nursing Specialties ... Well, flu season is upon us, and it seems like every patient I triaged today had the flu or...by mama2 Dec 28, '12Well, flu season is upon us, and it seems like every patient I triaged today had the flu or flu-like symptoms. We typically discourage pt.'s with flu/flu-like symptoms from coming to the office, and instead, give them home-care instructions. What's the protocol at your clinic/center/office?
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- Dec 30, '12 by xoemmylouoxWe discourage them from coming in as well, but they all still do. It's so frustrating. We are all exposed and so are all of the other patients in our waiting room. We bust out masks for the staff if it gets too out of control. I always get my flu shot to help keep me safe. Doesn't always work though. I ended up with influenza 2 years ago.