Key clinical point: In-hospital influenza vaccination was linked to a lower readmission rate for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.
Major finding: In-hospital influenza vaccination independently predicted a lower risk of readmission (hazard ratio, 0.821; 95% confidence interval, 0.69-0.98; P less than .02).
Study details: Retrospective analysis based on 825,906 adult hospital admissions with a primary diagnosis of CAP.
Disclosures: The authors reported no disclosures.
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