Hepatitis B and influenza vaccines: important occupational vaccines differently perceived among medical students.

@article{Wicker2013HepatitisBA,
  title={Hepatitis B and influenza vaccines: important occupational vaccines differently perceived among medical students.},
  author={Sabine Wicker and Holger Felix Rabenau and Laura von Gierke and Guido Francois and Ramona Hambach and Antoon de Schryver},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 44},
  pages={5111-7}
}
Healthcare personnel (HCP) are at risk from occupational exposure to airborne and bloodborne pathogens, and the risk of infection among HCP is greater than among the general population. The aim of the study was to characterize attitudes toward occupational recommended vaccines as well as the perception of risks of occupationally acquired infections. We surveyed 650 medical students to assess their perception of influenza and hepatitis B and their opinions and beliefs about influenza and… CONTINUE READING