The Situation: Big City Hospital (BCH) has recently acquired two community hospitals in their metro area: CH1 & CH2. Management of same practices are being consolidated under one practice manager….
A 63-year-old woman is hospitalized for treatment of leukemia.
A 63-year-old woman is hospitalized for treatment of leukemia. One day after admission she develops chills, fever, cough, headache, and myalgia. She states that her husband had a similar illness a few days earlier. There is major concern about a respiratory virus outbreak in the staff of the chemotherapy ward and in the patients on that ward. A synthetic amine that inhibits influenza A virus by blocking viral uncoating is chosen for prophylactic treatment of the staff and patients. That drug is