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Missed immunisation opportunities in emergency departments in northern New South Wales, Australia

Way, Andrew; Durrheim, David N; Vally, Hassan; Massey, Peter

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Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the proportion of children less than 12 months of age presenting to Hunter New England (HNE) emergency departments (EDs) during 2009 who were overdue for immunisations and identify factors associated with overdue status. Methods: The immunisation status of all children aged between 3 months and 1 year (120-365 days) who presented at an HNE ED between 1 January and 31 December 2009 was determined using Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54757
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02188.x

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