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Rodionov V., Ivanova O.

Flu and acute respiratory infections among students of medical faculty

Keywords: influenza, respiratory diseases, students, vaccination, immunization, antibiotics, antipyretic, treatment

The article deals with issues of commitment to medical students influenza vaccination. The study included 103 students 17-24 years old. Studied adherence to influenza vaccination and tactics of treatment of ARI. Revealed the same coverage against influenza immunization among students and the first and sixth years. It was found that the first-year students are more likely to use antibacterial and antipyretic drugs than sixth-year students. Overall, a statistically significant increase in the cost of treating a single episode of acute respiratory infections in the first year students.

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About authors

Rodionov Vladimir Anatolievich
doctor of medical sciences, professor, pediatrics and pediatric surgery department head, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (vladimirodionov@yandex.ru)
Ivanova Olga Nikolaevna
pediatrics and pediatric surgery department assistant, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (kafedrapediatrii@mail.ru)

Article link

Rodionov V., Ivanova O. Flu and acute respiratory infections among students of medical faculty [Electronic resource] // Acta medica Eurasica. – 2016. – №3. P. 29-31. – URL: http://acta-medica-eurasica.ru/en/single/2016/3/5/.