Influenza vaccination, pneumococcal vaccination and risk of acute myocardial infarction: matched case--control study
- General practitioners' experiences, attitudes, and opinions regarding the pneumococcal vaccination for adults: a qualitative study. Badertscher, Nina; Morell, Seraina; Rosemann, Thomas; Tandjung, Ryan // International Journal of General Medicine;2012 Part 2, Vol. 5, p967
Introduction: Diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae generate substantial morbidity and mortality. Despite official recommendations to vaccinate everyone over the age of 64, the estimated vaccination rate for this target population is around 2%. In Switzerland, pneumococcal vaccinations are...
- Flu vaccination may protect against recurrent MI. // Geriatrics;May2000, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p68
Deals with the role of influenza vaccines in reducing the risk of recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) during the subsequent influenza season. Link between influenza and MI; Factors which increase the risk of MI.
- Impfung bei erwachsenen Patienten mit chronisch entzÃ¼ndlichen rheumatischen Erkrankungen. Goldacker, S.; Gause, A.M.; Warnatz, K. // Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Rheumatologie;Sep2013, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p690
Patients with chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases often have an intrinsic and therapy associated increased susceptibility to infections which substantially contributes to morbidity and mortality of the patients. A large proportion of these infections are preventable by vaccination. For this...
- Evaluating Fever of Unidentifiable Source in Young Children. Sur, Denise K.; Bukont, Elise L. // American Family Physician;6/15/2007, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p1805
Most children will have been evaluated for a febrile illness by 36 months of age. Although the majority will have a self-limited viral illness, studies done before the use of Haemophilus influenzae type b and Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccines showed that approximately 10 percent of children...
- Meningococcal Vaccine Linked to Other Infections. // Australasian Science;Apr2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p11
The article discusses the correlation between the use of vaccines for pneumococci and Haemophilus influenza Type B and the rise in bacteria not covered by the vaccines, based on a study by Doctor Mahomed Patel of the Australian National University's National Centre for Epidemiology and...
- Vaccines and Acute Myocardial Infarction. Mazurat, Nita // Journal of the Canadian Dental Association;2010, Vol. 76, p1
A blog related to a case control study1 examining the relationship between the flu vaccine and acute myocardial infarction (MI) is presented.
- Early flu vaccination could cut heart attacks by a fifth. // Pulse;9/22/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 27, p13
The article discusses a study which shows that seasonal flu vaccination could reduce heart attacks or lower the rate of acute myocardia infarction.
- Secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Warren, Ed // Practice Nurse;2/24/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p12
The article discusses the secondary prevention of coronary heart diseases (CHD) in Great Britain where the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) offers general practices with financial incentives to patients to prevent heart attack. Eligibilities of patients for secondary prevention are provided...
- Vaccination imperative. Hall, William; Rehm, Susan J.; Schaffner, William // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Sep2010, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p36
In this article the authors reflect on the need of vaccination against invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) for adults living in long-term care facilities in the U.S. They note that adults living in long-term care facilities are at risk for pneumococcal disease due to their advanced age and...