Swine Flu in Children (H1N1) | Symptoms, diagnosis and Treatments guidelines

This post covers an overview of H1N1 Influenza or swine flu infection in the pediatric age group.

Previously asked questions

  1. Comment on clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of Swine u in children. (2009/2)2+3+5
  2. Write notes on
    a) Virology and epidemiology of Swine Flu 1+2
    b) How is the disease categorized according to the government of India guidelines? 3
    c) Mention which children need to be immunized and who needs to be given medication for the disease 2+2 (Apr 2016)
  3. Current guidelines for the management of H1N1 infection (2017/1)5
  4. H1N1 infection-clinical features and management in children (2018/2)5

Pediatric H1N1 infection ppt

The following topics are covered in the PowerPoint

  1. Case definition - suspected, probable, confirmed, and close contact
  2. Epidemiology
  3. Signs and symptoms
  4. Warning signs
  5. Transmission
  6. Complications
  7. Epidemic vs endemic vs pandemic
  8. Novel H1N1 infection
  9. Viral microbiology
  10. Lab Diagnosis
  11. Principles of management
  12. Pharmacological treatment - Drugs
  13. Chemoprophylaxis
  14. CDC guidelines for school
  15. Quarantine


Dr Sushmita Sen (She/Her) | DNB Pediatrics

Sushmita Completed her pediatric residency from J.L.N.H and R.C. Bhilai Steel Plant Hospital>