Patient Care

Getting complications from the flu is common, as your immune system is under attack. This allows other infections to take hold.

A 66-year-old man with a past medical history of atrial fibrillation on Warfarin is found down at home with a scalp laceration. The patient is conscious and alert but refuses to go to the hospital. Two hours later, emergency medical services (EMS) is called for worsening headache and nausea.