HUMAN VACCINES & IMMUNOTHERAPEUTICS, vol.13, no.5, pp.1198-1206, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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HUMAN VACCINES & IMMUNOTHERAPEUTICS
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adult vaccination, barriers, healthcare workers, immunization policies, vaccination, INFLUENZA VACCINATION, UNITED-STATES, POSITION PAPER, IMMUNIZATION, MEASLES, KNOWLEDGE, PERTUSSIS, SEROPREVALENCE, ATTITUDES, PERSONNEL
The role of healthcare workers in life-long vaccination is very important in the means of 2 sided infection, rising patient awareness and being a role model for the patients. Numerous organizations publish guidelines for vaccination of HCWs, while healthcare facilities develop vaccination policies according to the accreditation standards. Nevertheless, vaccination rates among HCWs are far below targets.