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Electronic nicotine delivery systems: adult use and awareness of the ‘e-cigarette’ in the USA
Background Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), also referred to as electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes, were introduced into the US market in 2007. Despite concerns regarding the long-termExpand
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Randomized Controlled Trial of Text Message Reminders for Increasing Influenza Vaccination
PURPOSE Seasonal influenza vaccine is recommended and funded for groups at higher risk of serious infection, but uptake is suboptimal. We conducted a randomized controlled trial of short messageExpand
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Using automated text messages to monitor adverse events following immunisation in general practice
Objective: To assess the performance of SmartVax, a prototypic active monitoring system for adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) using short message service (SMS) text messages and clinicalExpand
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A prospective cohort study assessing the reactogenicity of pertussis and influenza vaccines administered during pregnancy.
BACKGROUND Pertussis vaccination during pregnancy can prevent 91% of infant infections. In 2015, antenatal pertussis vaccination programs were introduced across Australia. METHODS To monitor theExpand
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Antenatal care provider's advice is the key determinant of influenza vaccination uptake in pregnant women
Although influenza vaccination is an important component of antenatal care and is recommended and funded by the Australian government, vaccination uptake has been low.
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Burden, effectiveness and safety of influenza vaccines in elderly, paediatric and pregnant populations
Vaccination is the most practical means available for preventing influenza. Influenza vaccines require frequent updates to keep pace with antigenic drift of the virus, and the effectiveness, andExpand
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Post-marketing surveillance of adverse events following immunization with inactivated quadrivalent and trivalent influenza vaccine in health care providers in Western Australia.
In 2015, inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) was first introduced into the Australian market. A routine vaccine safety surveillance system in Western Australia was used to conductExpand
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Smokeless and flavored tobacco products in the U.S.: 2009 Styles survey results.
BACKGROUND A number of noncigarette tobacco products, including some novel products, recently have been marketed by the tobacco industry, which raises concerns from tobacco control authorities. Expand
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Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing Influenza-associated Hospitalizations During Pregnancy: A Multi-country Retrospective Test Negative Design Study, 2010-2016.
BACKGROUND To date, no study has examined influenza vaccine effectiveness (IVE) against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations during pregnancy. METHODS The Pregnancy InfluenzaExpand
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Seasonal Trivalent Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy and the Incidence of Stillbirth: Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study.
BACKGROUND Although antenatal influenza vaccination is an important public health intervention for preventing serious infection in pregnant women and newborns, reported vaccine coverage is oftenExpand
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