alexa Missed Opportunities for Influenza Vaccination and Its Serious Consequences
ISSN: 2161-0711

Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education
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Letter to Editor

Missed Opportunities for Influenza Vaccination and Its Serious Consequences

Rodríguez-García J1*, Brugos-Llamazares V1 and Fernández-Santos R2

1Department of Preventive Medicine, Quality and Patient Safety, Specialized Care Management Areas III and IV, Sierrallana Hospital, Torrelavega, Cantabria, Spain

2Department of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Obispo Polanco Hospital, Teruel, Spain

*Corresponding Author:
Juan Rodríguez-García
Preventive Medicine
Quality and Patient Safety
Specialized Care Management Areas
III and IV, Sierrallana Hospital
Torrelavega, Cantabria, Spain
Tel: +34 696 680 681
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: January 19, 2015; Accepted date: February 17, 2015; Published date: February 20, 2015

Citation: Rodríguez-García J (2015) Missed Opportunities for Influenza Vaccination and Its Serious Consequences Rodríguez-García, et al., J Community Med Health Educ 5:335. doi: 10.4172/2161-0711.1000335

Copyright: © 2015 Rodriquez-Gracia J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



During the flu season, epidemics of this disease result in a significantly higher hospitalization and death rates. Annual vaccination is the most effective strategy for preventing influenza infection and its complications. Although it is recommended that previously unvaccinated hospitalized patients, are offered the opportunity – and, indeed, encouraged – to be vaccinated before discharge, studies show that these opportunities are often missed

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