Carroll, W (2007) Is there any evidence for influenza vaccination in children with asthma? Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92 (7). pp. 644-645. ISSN 1468-2044

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A 12 year old boy presents for a routine asthma follow-up appointment during the autumn. He takes 200 μg per day of inhaled budesonide and uses his salbutamol 3–4 times per week. His mother asks if the flu vaccine will make it less likely that he will have an asthma exacerbation over the winter.

In children with asthma [patient] does influenza vaccination [intervention] reduce the number of asthma exacerbations associated with influenza [outcome]?

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright 2007 Archives of Disease in Childhood
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC705 Diseases of the respiratory system
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2017 15:29
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2019 12:33

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