Jean-Marie Vétel

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of staff influenza vaccination on all-cause mortality in nursing home residents. DESIGN Pair-matched cluster-randomized trial. SETTING Forty nursing homes matched for size, staff vaccination coverage during the previous season, and resident disability index. PARTICIPANTS All persons aged 60 and older residing in the(More)
The efficacy of racecadotril (RC), an intestinal antisecretory drug acting via an enkephalinase inhibition, was reviewed in paediatric acute diarrhoea but not yet in adults. Objective: To estimate the effectiveness of RC in the symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhoea in adults. Data Sources: A systematic review of MedLine, Cochrane Controlled Trials(More)
In France, there are large discrepancies regarding flu between the severe disease described by Health Authorities and the disease that people face, considered as usual and benign. Flu prevention is useful, mainly through vaccination. For a well-established influenza-like illness, both individual measures dedicated to the limitation of the disease(More)
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal pain is common in elderly persons. Analgesic use is high in the elderly and may involve unacceptable risk in individuals with chronic pain. Our aim was to compare the socio-demographic characteristics of elderly subjects with musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and to assess medication use and clinical evolution of musculoskeletal(More)
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