SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Ballada D, Biasio LR, Cascio G, D'Alessandro D, Donatelli I, Fara GM, Pozzi T, Profeta ML, Squarcione S & Ricco D (1994) Attitudes and behavior of health care personnel regarding influenza vaccination. European Journal of Epidemiology 10, 6368.
  • Beguin C, Boland B & Ninane J (1998) Health care workers: vectors of influenza virus? Low vaccination rate among hospital health care workers. American Journal of Medical Quality 13, 223227.
  • Canning HS, Phillips J & Allsup S (2005) Healthcare workers beliefs about influenza vaccine and the reasons for non-vaccination – a cross-sectional survey. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 922925.
  • Carman WF, Elder AG, Wallace LA, McAulay K, Walker A, Murray GD & Stott DJ (2000) Effects of influenza vaccination of health-care workers on mortality of elderly people in long-term care: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 355, 9397.
  • Demicheli V, Jefferson T, Rivetti D & Deeks J (2000) Prevention and early treatment of influenza in healthy adults. Vaccine 18, 9571030.
  • Department of Health. (2000) Major Changes to the Policy on Influenza Immunisation. CMO's Update [26], 1–2. HMSO, London.
  • Gyorkos TW, Tannenbaum TN, Abrahamowicz M, Bedard L, Carsley J, Franco ED, Delage G, Miller MA, Lamping DL & Grover SA (1994) Evaluation of the effectiveness of immunization delivery methods. Canadian Journal of Public Health 85, S14S30.
  • Harbarth S, Siegrist CA, Schira JC, Wunderli W & Pittet D (1998) Influenza immunization: improving compliance of healthcare workers. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 19, 337342.
  • Heimberger T, Chang HG, Shaikh M, Crotty L, Morse D & Birkhead G (1995) Knowledge and attitudes of healthcare workers about influenza: why are they not getting vaccinated? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 16, 412415.
  • Honkanen PO, Keistinen T & Kivela SL (1996) Factors associated with influenza vaccination coverage among the elderly: role of health care personnel. Public Health 110, 163168.
  • Kyaw MH, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS & Pearson JC (1999) Family doctor advice is the main determinant of pneumococcal vaccine uptake. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 53, 589590.
  • Nafziger DA & Herwaldt LA (1994) Attitudes of internal medicine residents regarding influenza vaccination. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 15, 3235.
  • Nexoe J, Kragstrup J & Sogaard J (1999) Decision on influenza vaccination among the elderly. A questionnaire study based on the Health Belief Model and the Multidimensional Locus of Control Theory. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 17, 105110.
  • Nichol KL & Hauge M (1997) Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 18, 189194.
  • Nichol KL, Korn JE, Margolis KL, Poland GA, Petzel RA & Lofgren RP (1990) Achieving the national health objective for influenza immunization: success of an institution-wide vaccination program. The American Journal of Medicine 89, 156160.
  • Potter J, Stott DJ, Roberts MA, Elder AG, O'Donnell B, Knight PV & Carman WF (1997) Influenza vaccination of health care workers in long-term-care hospitals reduces the mortality of elderly patients. The Journal of Infectious Diseases 175, 16.
  • Reichert TA, Sugaya N, Fedson DS, Glezen WP, Simonsen L & Tashiro M (2001) The Japanese experience with vaccinating schoolchildren against influenza. The New England Journal of Medicine 344, 889896.
  • Saxen H & Virtanen M (1999) Randomized, placebo-controlled double blind study on the efficacy of influenza immunization on absenteeism of health care workers. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 18, 779783.
  • Siriwardena AN (1999) Targeting pneumococcal vaccination to high-risk groups: a feasibility study in one general practice. Postgraduate Medical Journal 75, 208212.
  • Siriwardena AN (2003) The Impact of Educational Interventions on Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Primary Care. De Montfort University, Leicester, pp. 1350.
  • Siriwardena AN, Rashid A, Johnson MRD & Dewey ME (2002) Cluster randomised controlled trial of an educational outreach visit to improve influenza and pneumococcal immunisation rates in primary care. The British Journal of Genetic Practice 52, 735740.
  • Siriwardena AN, Hazelwood L, Wilburn T, Johnson MRD & Rashid A (2003a) Improving influenza and pneumococcal vaccination uptake in high risk groups in Lincolnshire: a quality improvement report from a large rural county. Quality in Primary Care 11, 1928.
  • Siriwardena AN, Wilburn T & Hazelwood L (2003b) Increasing influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates in high risk groups in one primary care trust as part of a clinical governance programme. Clinical Governance: An International Journal 8, 200207.
  • Sockrider MM, Maguire GP, Haponik E, Davis A & Boehlecke B (1998) Attitudes of respiratory care practitioners and students regarding pulmonary prevention. Chest 114, 11931198.
  • Watanakunakorn C, Ellis G & Gemmel D (1993) Attitude of healthcare personnel regarding influenza immunization. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 14, 1720.
  • Weingarten S, Riedinger M, Bolton LB, Miles P & Ault M (1989) Barriers to influenza vaccine acceptance. A survey of physicians and nurses. American Journal of Infection Control 17, 202207.
  • Wilde JA, McMillan JA, Serwint J, Butta J, O'Riordan MA & Steinhoff MC (1999) Effectiveness of influenza vaccine in health care professionals: a randomized trial. JAMA 281, 908913.
  • Yassi A, Murdzak C, Cheang M, Tran N & Aoki FY (1994) Influenza immunization: knowledge, attitude and behaviour of health care workers. The Canadian Journal of Infection Control 9, 103108.