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Vaccination in the elderly


Peterson, GM, Vaccination in the elderly, Australian Pharmacist, 29, (9) pp. 758-760. ISSN 0728-4632 (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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The morbidity and mortality of vaccine- preventable diseases among older adults are high. Infectious diseases, particularly influenza and pneumonia, are the fifth leading cause of death among older adults. Immunisation is one of the most effective means of preventing disability and death from infectious diseases.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:Elderly, morbidity, mortality, vaccine, preventable, diseases, infectious, influenza, pneumonia
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
ID Code:64893
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2010-09-14
Last Modified:2013-03-04
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