Prior to Influenza Pandemics 2009 Evaluation of Views of Health Care Staff

Parlakay A. O., Abdulmumin A., KARA A., CENGİZ A. B., İNCE E., ÇİFTCİ E., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.6, no.2, pp.37-39, 2012 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ced.2012.09
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.37-39
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Pandemic influenza vaccine is important in order to prevent dissemination of influenza, to decrease rates of complications and mortality due to influenza, to prevent mutation of virus in case epidemics last for a long time, to decrease the need for intensive care hospitalisation due to disease, to maintain health care services, to prevent school and work day loss and to decrease the economic burden. Our questionnaire was conducted in 3 different centers to evaluate view of health care staff for pandemic influenza vaccine prior to epidemics.