TITLE

Influenza vaccination reduced cardiovascular events in patients hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Sacks, Henry S.
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;11/15/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on whether influenza vaccination reduces cardiovascular (CV) events in patients hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Results showed that influenza vaccination helped in lessening major adverse cardiovascular events and hospitalization for ACS. Hospitalization or heart failure and cardiovascular mortality were not affected by influenza vaccination.
ACCESSION #
69859152

 

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