EHS
EHS

IBD, steroid use increases influenza risk

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease have a higher risk for influenza and are more likely to be hospitalized because of it, according to research published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
Andrew Tinsley, MD, of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at The Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center, and colleagues wrote that their findings highlight the importance of vaccinating patients with IBD, particularly because immunization rates are generally low in that population.
“Misunderstanding about appropriateness and timing of various vaccinations, especially for
EHS
Back to top button