Influenza immunization: the impact of notifying patients of high-risk status.

@article{Spaulding1991InfluenzaIT,
  title={Influenza immunization: the impact of notifying patients of high-risk status.},
  author={Sarah A. Spaulding and J P Kugler},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1991},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={495-8}
}
BACKGROUND The influenza immunization rate in the high-risk military and retired military population has not been reported. To determine this rate, and to test whether the rate could be improved by notifying patients of their high-risk status, a clinical trial was conducted using a postcard reminder as an intervention. METHODS All 1068 high-risk patients enrolled in a large, residency-affiliated, military family practice department were identified. Of these, 519 patients were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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