Influenza in older adults : Vaccination for healthcare workers to reduce influenza complications in people aged 60 or older in institutions
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Jun 2;(6):CD005187 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN influenza, adults, older patients living in institutions The Use of
influenza vaccination of healthcare workers
As Prevention, Primary
Is equal Than
no vaccination or spontaneous vaccination
To reduce laboratory-proven influenza or the number of residents admitted to hospital for respiratory illness. Probable reduction in lower respiratory tract infection in residents of 4-6%. Mortality not pooled because high risk of bias & high heterogeneity
PLoS One. 2017;12(1):e0163586 Systematic Review
IN influenza, adults, older patients living in institutions The Use of
influenza vaccination of healthcare workers
As Prevention, Primary
Is equal Than
no vaccination or spontaneous vaccination
To realistically reduce the risk of influenza complications in patients cared for