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A close-up view of flu

Kung, Ying Mai DNPc, MN, MPH, ARNP, FNP

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000369943.56890.d2
Feature: Special DNP section: INFECTIOUS DISEASE

It is crucial that NPs diagnose and treat influenza appropriately given the diagnostic tests available.

Ying Mai Kung is an advanced registered nurse practitioner and adjunct faculty at the Florida State University, College of Nursing, Tallahassee, Fla. Ms. Kung is also a DNP candidate at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

It is crucial that NPs diagnose and treat influenza appropriately. While there are many diagnostic tests available, they are not all created equally.

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