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Evaluating the potential for opportunistic vaccination in a Northern Territory hospital

Skull, Sue; Krause, Victoria; Roberts, Leslee; Dalton, Craig


Objective: To evaluate the potential for opportunistic vaccination and a simple intervention aimed at improving vaccination coverage for children in hospital. Methods: Hospital records were reviewed for children under 7 years, discharged from paediatric wards (PW) and the emergency department (ED) for 4 weeks before and after an intervention (423 and 446 children, respectively). This comprised the education of staff and the introduction of prompts to record vaccination status. Results:...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1754.1999.355406.x


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