TITLE

Keep pushing flu shots for heart patients

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Advisor;Nov2009, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the need to encourage influenza vaccination especially for cardiovascular patients. According to a study published in "Lancet Infectious Diseases," evidence show that acute respiratory infection, influenza in particular, can trigger heart attack or cardiovascular deaths. It also mentions that randomized trials included in the study show that influenza vaccination decreases the risk of cardiovascular deaths.
ACCESSION #
45195192

 

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