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Don’t Miss a Beat: The Importance of Influenza Vaccination in Patients with Coronary Disease
Unfortunately, many patients with CAD do not receive the influenza vaccine every year. And many patients being discharged from hospital after an acute coronary event don't receive it either. The IAMI (Influenza Vaccination After Myocardial Infarction) study was the first, large, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center trial to investigate whether influenza vaccination could reduce the rate of cardiovascular events in high-risk adults with CAD.
Guest Authors: Noelle Cordova, PharmD and Laura McAuliffe, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES
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