Influenza vaccination of health care workers in hospitals--a review of studies on attitudes and predictors.

@article{Hollmeyer2009InfluenzaVO,
  title={Influenza vaccination of health care workers in hospitals--a review of studies on attitudes and predictors.},
  author={Helge G Hollmeyer and Frederick Hayden and GregoryA. Poland and U. B. Buchholz},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 30},
  pages={3935-44}
}
INTRODUCTION Immunization guidelines from many countries recommend influenza vaccination of health care workers (HCW). However, influenza vaccination rates among HCW are universally low. To aid in designing effective immunization programs we reviewed the literature for studies reporting on (1) self-reported reasons of HCW regarding vaccination against influenza and (2) predictive factors for influenza vaccination in HCW. METHODS We searched PUBMED for relevant publications from 1980 to 2008… CONTINUE READING
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