Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 7th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, "To investigate the frequency with which influenza and pneumococcal vaccines are administered alone and together," a retrospective review was conducted at the "Marshall University internal medicine practice, Huntington, West Virginia."
"All patients aged 65 and older seen in the practice from 1999 through 2005 who received pneumococcal or influenza vaccine," were included. "Billing records were reviewed for administration of pneumococcal and influenza vaccines to Medicare beneficiaries, and rates of...
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