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dc.contributor.authorMcCormack, Oweneng
dc.contributor.authorMeza, Jameseng
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Sandra I.eng
dc.date.issued2003eng
dc.description.abstractEvidence from clinical trials supports the use of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine for prevention of pneumonia in nursing home patients (strength of recommendation: B, based on randomized, nonblinded clinical trials). Case-control studies have consistently shown the efficacy of pneumococcal vaccine in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease and bacteremia for patients with chronic medical illnesses and the elderly, patients typically found in nursing home populations (SOR: B, based on consistent case-control studies).eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/2956eng
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofcollectionClinical Inquiries, 2003 (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of family practice, 52, no. 02 (February 2003): 150+eng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjectelderly patientseng
dc.subjectchronic medical illnesseseng
dc.subjectbacteremiaeng
dc.subjectvaccine efficacyeng
dc.subject.lcshPneumococcal vaccineeng
dc.subject.lcshNursing homeseng
dc.subject.lcshPneumonia, Pneumococcal -- Vaccinationeng
dc.subject.lcshOlder people -- Diseases -- Preventioneng
dc.subject.lcshRespiratory diseases in old ageeng
dc.subject.lcshBacteremiaeng
dc.titleIs pneumococcal vaccine effective in nursing home patients?eng
dc.typeArticleeng


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