TITLE

Polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccination: new evidence

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, A. J.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Mar2006, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
commentary
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the studies of polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccination in elderly or high risk populations. A study which is published in this issue of the journal examines whether the vaccine would prevent community acquired pneumonia in individuals with chronic obstructive airways disease. A concern in all the studies has been the misclassification inherent in using all cause pneumonia as an outcome.
ACCESSION #
20349776

 

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