The Evaluation of Knowledge, Opinions, and Attitudes of Hospital Staff Except Physicians and Nurses Regarding Seasonal Influenza Vaccine


KARADAĞ ÖNCEL E. , BÜYÜKCAM A. , CENGİZ A. B. , KARA A. , CEYHAN M. , Dogan B. G.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, cilt.9, sa.2, ss.68-75, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/ced.2015.2009
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.68-75

Özet

Objective: Seasonal influenza infections are a leading cause of illness, death, productivity loss, and absenteeism. Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for healthcare workers, but vaccination rate is low in many countries. The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge, opinions, and attitudes of hospital staff except physicians and nurses toward influenza and influenza vaccination.