Analysis of efficiency of joint or consistent vaccination with pneumococcal and influenzal vaccines in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

One of the extremely important problems of managing patients with COPD is to prevent exacerbations. It becomes particularly relevant in the run-up to or during a flu epidemic.Objective: To assess the clinical and economic efficacy of joint vaccine prophylaxis with conjugated pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13) and influenzal vaccine in patients with COPD.Material and methods: The study included 153 patients. They divided into three groups of observation. The 1 group (n = 53) - of patients vaccinated with PCV13. The 2 group (n=51) vaccinated with PCV13 and influenzal vaccine simultaneously or with an interval of not more than 2 weeks. The 3 group (n = 49) of the observation included non-vaccinated patients. The observation period - 1 year.Results: Patients who were vaccinated with PCV13 and the influenzal vaccine during the first year have decrease in dyspnea by 48.9% (p
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Airway pharmacology and treatment Source Type: research

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