Absence of influenza vaccination among high-risk older adults in Taiwan
- â€˜Flu selfiesâ€™ aim to boost uptake of immunisation. // Primary Health Care;Nov2014, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the "Immune Your Selfie" campaign launched by the Liverpool Community Health National Health Service (NHS) Trust to encourage staffs to be vaccinated against flu.
- Marked rise in uptake of flu vaccinations in at-risk groups. Gough, Rob // Pulse;7/22/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 29, p12
Discusses a study by researchers from Bolton primary care trust and Salford and Trafford health authority, which revealed that flu immunization rates of at-risk patients have improved markedly in Great Britain. Role of general practitioners (GP) in increasing vaccination uptake; Association...
- Healthcare assistants to give flu jabs. // Pulse;11/9/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 42, p8
The article reports that the Medical Defence Union has advised healthcare assistants to administer flu vaccinations, providing they undergo training and comply with practice protocol in Great Britain. The advisory requires the presence of one doctor or nurse practitioner while the assistant...
- Hospital-Based Strategies for Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates. Crouse, Byron J.; Nichol, Kristin; Peterson, Diane C.; Grimm, Mary Beth // Journal of Family Practice;Mar1994, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p258
Background. Patients at highest risk for complications from influenza have the lowest rates of vaccination. Each year there are thousands of deaths related to influenza. Many of those who are hospitalized or who die from influenza-related conditions were hospitalized during the preceding...
- Influenza Vaccination in Kidney Transplant Recipients: Cellular and Humoral Immune Responses. Briggs, William A.; Rozek, Richard J.; Migdal, Stephen D.; Shillis, Joan L.; Brackett, Robert G.; Brandon, Frank B.; Mahajan, Sudesh K.; McDonald, Franklin D. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr80, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p471
Provides information on a study that examined the humoral and cellular immune responses to influenza virus antigens before and after trivalent vaccine administration in renal transplant patients and control subjects. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.
- Flu Shots Linked with Lower Stillbirth Rates. // Inside Childbirth Education;Jun2012, p3
The article discusses a report in the June 2012 issue of "American Journal of Public Health" by researcher Ann Sprague and team which found that pregnant women vaccinated against 2009 H1N1 influenza virus had lower risks of stillbirth and low birth weight and better odds of having healthy infants.
- One in three GPs to reject swine flu jab. Moberly, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;9/4/2009, p4
The article presents information on findings of a poll conducted by the journal on views of Great Britain's general practitioners (GPs) on their swine flu vaccination. According to the poll, most of the GPs do not think they have a responsibility to be vaccinated against swine flu. 71 percent...
- GPs urged to step up flu effort in children. Pedder, Cato // Pulse;11/24/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 47, p7
Reports on the call of general practitioners to the government concerning the outbreak of influenza in school children in Great Britain. Importance of vaccinating risk children against flu; Growth rate of flu activity throughout the region; Benefits of immunization on healthy children.
- GPs will lead UK's vaccination campaign against swine flu, which should start in early autumn. O'Dowd, Adrian // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/18/2009, Vol. 339 Issue 7713, p19
The article reports on the initiative of general practitioners (GP) in Great Britain to lead the government's campaign of vaccination against A/H1N1 virus. The move is reportedly in response to the continued spread of the virus around the country and the death of health professional Michael Day...