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Seasonal Inactivated Influenza Vaccination in Oncology Settings
O’Callaghan et al report that influenza vaccine uptake among oncology day ward staff is 48%.  Fears about vaccine side-effects and doubts about the need for vaccination were voiced.  Another barrier was the difficulty in getting vaccinated due to clinical commitments.

Telephone Follow-Up of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; A Feasibility Study
Underwood et al undertook a study to determine the extent of post-concussion syndrome (PCS).  21% of those in the study were suffering from PCS one year after the injury.

Risks for Surgical Site Infection after Infra-inguinal Bypass
Almushcab et al have studied 50 adult patients who underwent infra-inguinal vascular bypass surgery.  Ten patients developed a surgical site infection.  Infection was more common with female gender, high BMI, and longer post-operative stay.

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