Innovations in communication: the Internet and the psychology of vaccination decisionsArchived
The paper provides a very interesting psychological insight behind the choice of refusing vaccination. It is also effectively argued that decisions against vaccination might not only be influenced by anti-vaccination information on the Internet, but also result from suboptimal risk communication. The Internet is increasingly used to provide decision aids online. One future goal might be to develop e-health decision aids that can help decision making using innovative and easily approachable social media systems.
Anti-vaccine activists, Web 2.0, and the postmodern paradigm – An overview of tactics and tropes used online by the anti-vaccination movementArchived
29 May 2012 - Recognizing antivaccine tropes is essential in order to critically evaluate the information and misinformation encountered online.
Influenza vaccination of health care workers in hospitals - a review of studies on attitudes and predictorsArchived
28 Jan 2011 - Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers (HCW) reduces the risk of infection, influenza-like illness, absenteeism and presenteeism among staff and appears to prevent nosocomial infections and associated morbidity and mortality among their patients.