TITLE

More HCWs stepping up for flu shot, but pressure builds for hospital mandates

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Hospital Infection Control & Prevention;Sep2011 Supplement, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the call for mandatory influenza immunization to health care workers (HCWs) which puts pressure to hospitals seeking ways to implement it. Doctor William Schaffner says that mandatory immunization is needed to get all employees vaccinated. Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic medical director Melanie Swift discusses the pitfalls of employer-mandated vaccinations. Moreover, it states that more hospitals are requiring influenza immunization.
ACCESSION #
65260136

 

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