New opportunity for vaccinating older people: Well-child clinic visits


Arslan I., Beyazova U., Aksakal N., Polat S. , Camurdan A. D. , Sahin F.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.54, no.1, pp.45-51, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2011.03474.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-51

Abstract

Background: Streptococcus pneumoniae causes considerable morbidity and mortality in the elderly. As aging of the population is making the health of the elderly a universal priority, preventive measures, such as vaccination, will become increasingly important.