Survey on use of and attitudes toward influenza vaccination among emergency department staff in a New York metropolitan hospital.

@article{Piccirillo2006SurveyOU,
  title={Survey on use of and attitudes toward influenza vaccination among emergency department staff in a New York metropolitan hospital.},
  author={Barbara Piccirillo and Theodore J Gaeta},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={618-22}
}
OBJECTIVE Recognizing that the potential transmission of influenza virus would be concentrated at a hospital's primary point of entry, we determined rates of staff compliance with the influenza vaccination recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in the Emergency Department (ED). We describe the basic knowledge concerning influenza transmission and factors influencing vaccination decisions among ED staff. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING AND… CONTINUE READING