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Long-Term Care 2002
Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Levels Among Persons Aged 65 Years-United States, 2001
Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: MMWR, November 15, 2002, Vol. 51(45):1019-1024
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Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation: Immunization Standards for Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Home Health Agencies
Source: Federal Register, October 2, 2002, Vol. 67(191):61808-61814
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Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates in the Elderly
Authors: Birchmeier M, Favrat B, Percoud A, et al
Source: Journal of Family Practice, October 2002, Vol. 51(10):856
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Health Behavior Associated with Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare Workers in Long-Term-Care Facilities
Authors: Manuel DG, Henry B, Hockin J, Naus M
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, October 2002, Vol. 23(10):609-614
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Nosocomial Transmission of Influenza
Authors: Stott DJ, Kerr G, Carman WF
Source: Occupational Medicine, August 2002, Vol. 52(5):249-253
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Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination in Scottish Nursing Homes: Coverage, policies and reasons for receipt and non-receipt of vaccine
Authors: Kyaw MH, Wayne B, Holmes EM, Jones IG, Campbell H
Source: Vaccine, June 7, 2002, Vol. 20(19-20):2516-2522
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Use of Oseltamivir during Influenza Outbreaks in Ontario Nursing Homes, 1999-2000
Authors: Bowles SK, Lee W, Simor AE, et al
Source: Journal of the American Geriatric Society, April 2002, Vol. 50(4):608-616
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Long-Term Care 2001
Outbreak of Pneumococcal Pneumonia among Unvaccinated Residents of a Nursing Home--New Jersey, April 2001
Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: MMWR, August 24, 2001, Vol. 50(33):707-710
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Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Levels among Hawaii Statewide Long-Term-Care Facilities
Authors: Cui XW, Nagao MM, Effler PV
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, August 2001, Vol. 22(8):519-521
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Influenza Vaccination in Alberta Long-Term Care Facilities
Author: Russell ML
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal, May 15, 2001, Vol. 164(10):1423-7
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Prevention of Influenza and Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Canadian Long-Term Care Facilities: How are we doing?
Authors: Stevenson CG, McArthur MA, Naus M, Abraham E, McGeer AJ
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal, May 15, 2001, Vol. 164(10):1413-9
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Experience with Oseltamivir in the Control of a Nursing Home Influenza B Outbreak
Authors: Parker R, Loewen N, Skowronski D
Source: Canada Communicable Disease Report, March 1, 2001, Vol. 27(5):37-40
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Long-Term Care 2000
Approach to the Problem of Pneumonia in Long-Term Care Facilities
Author: Muder RR
Source: Comprehensive Therapy, Winter 2000, Vol. 26(4):255-262
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Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 4 Outbreak in a Home for the Aged: Report and Review of Recent Outbreaks
Authors: Gleich S, Morad Y, Echague R, et al
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, November 2000, Vol. 21(11):711-7
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Effects of Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Workers on Mortality of Elderly People
Authors: Merenstein DJ, Rosenbaum DJ, Woolf SH
Source: Journal of Family Practice, April 2000, Vol. 49(4):300
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Effects of Influenza Vaccination of Health-Care Workers on Mortality of Elderly People in Long-Term Care: A randomised controlled trial
Authors: Carman WF, Elder AG, Wallace LA, et al
Source: Lancet, January 8, 2000 Vol. 355(9198):93-7
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Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Workers: A duty of care
Author: Orr P
Source: The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases, September/October 2000, Vol. 11(5)
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The Prevalence and Correlates of Influenza Vaccination Among a Home Care Population
Authors: Russell ML, Maxwell CJ
Source: Canadian Journal of Public Health, November-December 2000, Vol. 91(6):441-4
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Long-Term Care 1999
Nursing Home-Acquired Pneumonia
Authors: Medina-Walpole AM, Katz PR
Source: Journal of the American Geriatric Society, August 1999, Vol. 47(8):1005-1015
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Influenza Vaccination in Long-Term-Care Facilities: Structuring programs for success
Authors: McArthur MA, Simor AE, Campbell B, McGeer A
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, July 1999, Vol. 20(7):499-503
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Emerging Issues in Antibiotic Resistant Infections in Long-Term Care Facilities
Authors: Bonomo RA, Rice LB
Source: The Journals of Gerontology, Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, June 1999 Vol. 54(6):B260-7
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Update: Influenza activity--United States, 1998-99 season
Source: MMWR, March 12, 1999, Vol. 48(9)176-181
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Serological Response to Influenza Vaccination and Nutritional and Functional Status of Patients in Geriatric Medical Long-Term Care
Authors: Potter JM, O'Donnel B, Carman WF, Roberts MA, Stott DJ
Source: Age and Ageing, March 1999, Vol. 28(2):141-5
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Long-Term Care 1998
Keeping a Watchful Eye. Receipt of Preventive Service Screening Recommendations by Women in Long-Term Care Facilities
Authors: McCabe BW, Bergman-Evans B, Grasser CM
Source: Geriatric Nursing, September-October 1998, Vol. 19(5):279-283
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An Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Bacteremia among Unvaccinated Nursing Home Residents
Authors: Nuorti JP, Butler JC, Crutcher JM, et al
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine, June 25, 1998, Vol. 338(26):1861-8
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Long-Term Care 1997
Infection Prevention and Control in the Long-Term-Care Facility. SHEA Long-Term-Care Committee and APIC Guidelines Committee
Authors: Smith PW, Rusnak PG
Source: American Journal of Infection Control, December 1997, Vol. 25(6):488-512
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Preventing Influenza Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities
Author: Tamblyn SE
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal, October 1, 1997, Vol, 157(7):927-8
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Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Source: MMWR, April 4, 1997, Vol. 46(RR-08):1-24
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Outbreaks of Pneumococcal Pneumonia Among Unvaccinated Residents in Chronic-Care Facilities - Massachusetts, October 1995, Oklahoma, February 1996, and Maryland, May-June 1996
Source: MMWR, January 24, 1997, Vol. 46(03):60-2
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Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Workers in Long-Term-Care Hospitals Reduces the Mortality of Elderly Patients
Authors: Potter J, Stott DJ, Roberts MA, et al
Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases, January 1997, Vol. 175(1):1-6
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Long-Term Care 1996
Study of Immunization Promotion against Influenza in Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities in Quebec
Authors: De Wals P, Drapeau J
Source: Canadian Journal of Public Health, September-October 1996, Vol. 87(5):305-7
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Value of Influenza Vaccine During an Outbreak of Influenza A in a Nursing Home, Pyrenees Atlantiques, France, November-December 1995
Authors: Desenclos JC, Fleury H, Melon M, Fauveau H, Baron S, Infuso A
Source: Eurosurveillance Monthly, May 1996, Vol. 1(5):35-7
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Immunizations in Long-Term Care Facilities: Policies and Practice
Authors: Nichol KL, Grimm MB, Peterson DC.
Source: Journal of the American Geriatric Society, April 1996, Vol. 44(4):349-355
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Long-Term Care 1995-1992
Lessons from a Nursing Home Outbreak of Influenza A
Authors: Morens DM, Rash VM
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, May 1995, Vol. 16(5):275-280
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Tetanus Immunity in Elderly People
Authors: Murphy SM, Hegarty DM, Feighery CS, Walsh JB, Williams Y, Coakley DP
Source: Age and Ageing, March 1995, Vol. 24(2):99-102
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Outbreak of Influenza A in a Nursing Home-New York, December 1991-January 1992
Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: MMWR, February 28, 1992, Vol. 41(08):129-131
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State Regulations Governing Infection Control Issues in Long-Term Care
Authors: Crossley K, Nelson L, Irvine P
Source: Journal of the American Geriatric Society, March 1992, Vol. 40(3):251-4
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