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Effectiveness of influenza vaccines in asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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There is uncertainty about the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in people with asthma and its impact on asthma outcomes, which may contribute to the sub-optimal vaccination rates in people with asthma. This systematic review and meta-analysis involved searching 12 international databases for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and high quality quasi-experimental and epidemiological studies (1970 to 2016). The risk of bias was low for three included RCTs. The quality of three included ob...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/cid/cix524

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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
65
Issue:
8
Pages:
1388–1395
Publication date:
2017-06-05
Acceptance date:
2017-06-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:700925
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uri:5088c2a2-d922-40ad-8d3c-f4c9f3dae632
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uuid:5088c2a2-d922-40ad-8d3c-f4c9f3dae632
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pubs:700925

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