Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a university children's hospital.

@article{Tapiainen2005InfluenzaVA,
  title={Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a university children's hospital.},
  author={Terhi Tapiainen and Gurli Baer and Urs Beat Schaad and Ulrich Heininger},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={855-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the attitudes of pediatric healthcare workers (HCWs) toward influenza vaccination and to increase their rate of immunization. METHODS A survey was conducted among pediatric HCWs using an anonymous questionnaire. Survey results were used to design an intervention to increase the immunization rate of staff. Immunization rates before (2003-2004) and after (2004-2005) intervention were assessed using immunization clinic records. SETTING A university children's hospital in… CONTINUE READING