- This study was published approximately 10 years ago. It has been cited
multiple times since its publication in 1996, but the vaccination rate
of asthmatic children has remained low.
- This study was limited to only 109 subjects (only 50 on steroids).
A larger study would provide additional data.
- The results of the study also raises possibilities of administration
medical sites (ER, urgent care, etc.).
CL, Frank AL, et al. Influenza Vaccination of Children During Acute
Asthma Exacerbation and Concurrent Prednisone Therapy. Pediatrics.