Oseltamivir was safe and effective for prophylaxis of influenza in the frail elderly
- Assessing adult vaccination status at age 50 years. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/28/1995, Vol. 44 Issue 29, p561
Reports on the establishment of a routine vaccination status assessment at age 50 years in the United States. Recommendation adopted by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Prevalence of high-risk medical conditions and influenza; Need for physicians to review a patient's...
- Flu shots for older adults: Few other preventions are as beneficial. // Geriatrics;Feb95, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p59
Presents the results of a study on the benefits of flu vaccinations for the aged in Minneapolis. Comparison of the rates of vaccination and the incidence of flu.
- Adult vaccinations: Protecting your patients from avoidable illness. Stein, Bernhardt E. // Geriatrics;Sep93, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p46
Cites the need for adults to be immunized against influenza. Susceptibility to influenza; Influenza infections as cause of morbidity and mortality; Classification of influenza A viruses; Immunization time; Recommended vaccines for older adults.
- Immunisation against influenza among people aged over 65 living at home in Leicestershire during winter 1991-2. Nicholson, Karl G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/10/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6883, p974
Examines the size of elderly population receiving influenza vaccines in Leicestershire, England. Immunization of elderly people living in residential homes with heart, lung or renal disease; Need of educating elderly patients on the advantages of vaccines; Tolerance of vaccines among the elderly.
- Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in Senior Citizens. // Critical Care Alert;Oct2008 Primary Care Supplement, p2
The article discusses the efficacy of influenza vaccination (FLUvax) in older people.
- Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in Senior Citizens. Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;9/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p135
The article underscores a study which focuses on influenza vaccine efficacy among older people
- Many older patients fail to keep up their tetanus immunizations. // Geriatrics;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p58
Presents an abstract of a research, `Seroprevalence of Tetanus Antibodies Among Adults Older Than 65 Years,' by K. Alagappan, W. Rennie and T. Kwiatkowski et al, published in the 1996 issue of `Annals of Emergency Medicine.'
- Effectiveness of influenza vaccination policy at... Watkins, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/25/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7115, p1069
Investigates on the influenza vaccine policy for the elderly people in the United Kingdom. Effectiveness of the policy; System and the methods used to contact patients; Statistics on the people who died from influenza and its complications.
- It's that time of year again... // Patient Care;11/30/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p112
Cites a study suggesting that senior citizens in good health gain significant benefits from taking influenza vaccine. Detail of the study `Benefits of influenza vaccination for low-, intermediate-, and high-risk senior citizens,' by K.L. Nichol, J. Wuorema, and T. von Sternberg; Results...