How to improve the uptake of influenza vaccination in older persons at risk.


A study was carried out to ascertain if those older persons at risk from influenza in Ireland would respond to a personalized invitation to attend for vaccination. Of the 193 patients invited to attend for vaccination, 126 (65.3 per cent) presented for vaccination. This rose to 142 (73.6 per cent) after a reminder letter was went out. In the year previous… (More)


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