Prevalence of influenza vaccination among nurses and ancillary workers in Italy: systematic review and meta analysis.

@article{Torre2011PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of influenza vaccination among nurses and ancillary workers in Italy: systematic review and meta analysis.},
  author={Giuseppe La Torre and Alice Mannocci and Paolo Ursillo and Claudio Bontempi and Alberto Firenze and Maria Grazia Panico and Antonella Sferrazza and Chiara Ronga and Adele D'Anna and Emanuele Amodio and Nino Romano and Antonio Boccia},
  journal={Human vaccines},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={728-33}
}
INTRODUCTION Italian Ministry of Health, recommends vaccination for seasonal influenza to all healthcare workers (HCW), particularly to nurses who have an important interaction with patients. The aim of this study is to conduct a systematic review in order to estimate the pooled prevalence of influenza vaccinations among nurses and ancillary workers in Italy and analyse the enhancing and hindering factors. RESULTS The review was performed using 15 articles, six containing the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING

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