Friday, January 8, 2010

Mandatory Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers

This study involved the Center for Practical Bioethics in 2009. Lauren Douville and John Lantos, MD conducted the survey at Childrens Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO.

Most Healthcare Workers Support Compulsory Influenza Vaccinations
Nancy Fowler Larson
Medscape Today
January 5, 2010

Authors of a study in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine view immunization as a duty of professionalism and an ethical responsibility, even if it carries a small amount of risk.

Link: Abstract, Health Care Worker Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Regarding Mandatory Influenza Vaccination, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, January 2010



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