Vaccination of healthcare workers to protect patients at increased risk of acute respiratory disease: summary of a systematic review

@inproceedings{Dolan2013VaccinationOH,
  title={Vaccination of healthcare workers to protect patients at increased risk of acute respiratory disease: summary of a systematic review},
  author={G. Dolan and Rebecca C. Harris and M. Clarkson and R. Sokal and Gemma Morgan and Mitsuru Mukaigawara and H. Horiuchi and R. Hale and Laura Stormont and L. B{\'e}chard‐Evans and Y. Chao and S. Eremin and Sara Martins and J. Tam and J. Pe{\~n}alver and Arina Zanuzadana and J. Nguyen-Van-Tam},
  booktitle={Influenza and other respiratory viruses},
  year={2013}
}
Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at increased risk of exposure to respiratory pathogens and may transmit infection to vulnerable patients. This study summarises a recent systematic review, which aimed to assess evidence that influenza or pneumococcal vaccination of HCWs provides indirect protection for those patients most at risk of severe or complicated acute respiratory infection. A number of healthcare databases and sources of grey literature were searched using a predefined strategy, and… Expand
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