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Vaccination of chemotherapy patients-effect of guideline implementation.

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Despite substantial morbidity and mortality of influenza and pneumococcal infections in cancer patients treated with chemotherapy, vaccination against both illnesses is infrequent. We evaluated the impact of implementation of clinical guidelines on vaccination of chemotherapy patients treated in our institute.We performed a prospective audit before (2012) and after (2013-2014) the introduction of immunisation guidelines for chemotherapy patients in a UK tertiary cancer centre.Guideline implem...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00520-015-3037-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Oxford Ludwig Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Herbert, K
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Funding agency for:
Church, D
Grant:
Clinician Scientist award
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Funding agency for:
Church, D
Grant:
Clinician Scientist award
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer Journal website
Pages:
1-5
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1433-7339
ISSN:
0941-4355
Source identifiers:
588901
Language:
English
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pubs:588901
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uuid:0bc3624b-863a-4d4e-a498-456fe5212fba
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pubs:588901
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2016-01-25

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