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How complete is influenza immunization coverage? a study in 75 nursing and residential homes for elderly people

Evans, Meirion Rhys and Wilkinson, E. J. 1995. How complete is influenza immunization coverage? a study in 75 nursing and residential homes for elderly people. British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) 45 (397) , pp. 419-421.

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Abstract

Elderly people in residential accommodation are particularly susceptible to outbreaks of influenza. Up to 70% of residents can become ill and many will develop complications or die. Immunization can prevent such outbreaks and is cost-effective.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Family Practice/statistics & numerical data, Female, Great Britain, Homes for the Aged/statistics & numerical data, Housing for the Elderly/statistics & numerical data, Humans, Immunization/statistics & numerical data, Influenza Vaccines/administration & dosage, Influenza, Human/prevention & control, Male, Middle Aged, Nursing Homes/statistics & numerical data, Questionnaires.
Publisher: Royal College of General Practitioners
ISSN: 0960-1643
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 02:35
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/68416

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