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TitleInfluenza vaccination and hospitalisation in Elderly Health Centres.
 
AuthorsSchooling, CM1
McGhee, SM1
Cowling, BJ1
Thomas, GN1
Chan, WM
Ho, KS
Wong, VC2
Leung, GM1
 
Issue Date2012
 
PublisherHong Kong Medical Association. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org/resources/supp.html
 
CitationHong Kong Medical Journal = Xianggang Yi Xue Za Zhi / Hong Kong Academy Of Medicine, 2012, v. 18 Suppl 2, p. 4-7 [How to Cite?]
 
Abstract1. A cohort of Elderly Health Centres was examined to determine whether influenza vaccination decreased hospitalisation and mortality. 2. In the influenza season, influenza vaccination reduced all-cause mortality by half and cardiorespiratory hospitalisation by a quarter. The extent to which influenza vaccination protects older people from serious morbidity and mortality needs to be confirmed in appropriately designed studies, so that scarce health care resources can be used effectively
 
DescriptionAuthor Chinese name: CM Schooling 舒菱, SM McGhee 麥潔儀, BJ Cowling 高本恩, GN Thomas, WM Chan 陳慧敏, KS Ho 何建生, VCW Wong 黃譚智媛, GM Leung 梁卓偉
 
ISSN1024-2708
2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.293
 
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dc.contributor.authorMcGhee, SM
 
dc.contributor.authorCowling, BJ
 
dc.contributor.authorThomas, GN
 
dc.contributor.authorChan, WM
 
dc.contributor.authorHo, KS
 
dc.contributor.authorWong, VC
 
dc.contributor.authorLeung, GM
 
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-27T09:04:42Z
 
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dc.description.abstract1. A cohort of Elderly Health Centres was examined to determine whether influenza vaccination decreased hospitalisation and mortality. 2. In the influenza season, influenza vaccination reduced all-cause mortality by half and cardiorespiratory hospitalisation by a quarter. The extent to which influenza vaccination protects older people from serious morbidity and mortality needs to be confirmed in appropriately designed studies, so that scarce health care resources can be used effectively
 
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dc.descriptionAuthor Chinese name: CM Schooling 舒菱, SM McGhee 麥潔儀, BJ Cowling 高本恩, GN Thomas, WM Chan 陳慧敏, KS Ho 何建生, VCW Wong 黃譚智媛, GM Leung 梁卓偉
 
dc.identifier.citationHong Kong Medical Journal = Xianggang Yi Xue Za Zhi / Hong Kong Academy Of Medicine, 2012, v. 18 Suppl 2, p. 4-7 [How to Cite?]
 
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2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.293
 
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dc.rightsHong Kong Medical Journal. Copyright © Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press.
 
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License
 
dc.titleInfluenza vaccination and hospitalisation in Elderly Health Centres.
 
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Author Affiliations
  1. The University of Hong Kong
  2. Hospital Authority