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Vaccines for prophylaxis of viral infections in patients with hematological malignancies (protocol)

Author(s) DKL Cheuk; AKS Chiang; TL Lee; GCF Chan; SY Ha; Lau YL
AbstractThis is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objectives of this systematic review are to determine the effectiveness and safety of viral vaccines in patients with hematological malignancies:

(1) Whether viral vaccines are effective in preventing viral infections in patients with hematological malignancies;
(2) Whether viral vaccines are effective in preventing complications or mortality associated with the viral infections, or reduction in severity of viral infections, in patients with hematological malignancies;
(3) Whether a particular type of vaccine or dosing schedule is more effective than others in patients with hematological malignancies;
(4) Whether viral vaccines administered to patients with hematological malignancies are associated with adverse effects.
Date of publishing04/18/2007
Date of last review by us06/27/2007
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