Recent Review Articles – Healthcare Professionals 

2015 – June 2020

Aoyagi Y. et al. Healthcare workers' willingness to work during an influenza pandemic: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2015 Mar 24. Full text

Collange F. et al. Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of General Practitioners/Family Physicians toward their own vaccination: A systematic review. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Apr 14:1-11. Abstract

Corace KM. et al. Using behavior change frameworks to improve healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates: A systematic review. Vaccine. 2016 May 5. pii: S0264-410X(16)30236-5. Full text

Dubov A, Phung C. Nudges or mandates? The ethics of mandatory flu vaccination. Vaccine. 2015 May 21;33(22):2530-2535. Abstract

Edmond MB. Mandatory Flu Vaccine for Healthcare Workers: Not Worthwhile. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 17;6(4):ofy214. Full text

Haviari S. et al. Vaccination of healthcare workers: A review. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Aug 20:0. Abstract

Ippolito M, et al. Medical masks and Respirators for the Protection of Healthcare Workers from SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses. Pulmonology. 2020 Apr 27. Full text

Lietz J. et al. The Occupational Risk of Influenza A (H1N1) Infection among Healthcare Personnel during the 2009 Pandemic: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 31;11(8):e0162061. Full text

Loubet P. et al. Seasonal influenza vaccination of high-risk adults. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2016 May 27:1-12. Abstract

Lytras T. et al. Interventions to increase seasonal influenza vaccine coverage in healthcare workers: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Nov 30:0. Abstract

Maltezou HC, Poland GA. Immunization of Health-Care Providers: Necessity and Public Health Policies. Healthcare (Basel). 2016 Aug 1;4(3). pii: E47. Full text

Nowak GJ. et al. Promoting influenza vaccination: Insights from a qualitative meta-analysis of 14 years of influenza-related communications research by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Vaccine. 2015 Apr 28. pii: S0264-410X(15)00528-9.  Abstract

Perl TM, Talbot TR. Universal Influenza Vaccination Among Healthcare Personnel: Yes We Should. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 17;6(4):ofz096. Full text


Rashid H. et al. Assessing Interventions To Improve Influenza Vaccine Uptake Among Health Care Workers. (Australia) Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Feb 1;35(2):284-92. Abstract

Smith S, Sim J, Halcomb E. Nurses' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding influenza vaccination: an integrative review. J Clin Nurs. 2016 May 21. Abstract

Thomas B, O'Meara P, Spelten E. Everyday Dangers - The Impact Infectious Disease has on the Health of Paramedics: A Scoping Review. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Jan 30:1-7. Abstract

Thomas RE, Jefferson T, Lasserson TJ. Influenza vaccination for healthcare workers who care for people aged 60 or older living in long-term care institutions. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Jun 2;6:CD005187. Full text

Thomas RE. Do we have enough evidence how seasonal influenza is transmitted and can be prevented in hospitals to implement a comprehensive policy? Vaccine. 2016 May 9. pii: S0264-410X(16)30271-7. Abstract

Wang TL, Jing L, Bocchini JA Jr. Mandatory influenza vaccination for all healthcare personnel: a review on justification, implementation and effectiveness. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Jul 11. Abstract