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Immunizations

Dec 15, 2004 Issue
The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, September 2004-October 2005 [Practice Guidelines]

The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule by Age Group, Medical, and other Conditions, United States, October 2004–September 2005 is now available, as cooperation continues between the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and t...


Sep 1, 2004 Issue
Update on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Shortage [Practice Guidelines]


May 15, 2004 Issue
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, July to December, 2004 [Practice Guidelines]

The recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for July to December 2004 has been released by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).


Jan 1, 2004 Issue
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, January to June, 2004 and Update on Childhood Immunizations [Practice Guidelines]

The 2004 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, January to June, is now available and includes updates on childhood immunizations.


Dec 15, 2003 Issue
The 2004 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines]

The Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2003–2004 is now available, as cooperation continues between the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).


Sep 1, 2003 Issue
Smallpox Vaccine: Contraindications, Administration, and Adverse Reactions [Article]

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the anthrax exposures in the following weeks, concern that smallpox could be used as a biologic weapon has increased. Public health departments and the U.S. military have begun the process of vaccinating soldiers and civilian first-responders. S...


Aug 1, 2003 Issue
ACIP Issues Guidelines on the Use of Smallpox Vaccine in a Pre-Event Vaccination Program [Practice Guidelines]

Recommendations for the use of smallpox vaccine in a pre-event vaccination program are now available from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC), and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC).


Jul 15, 2003 Issue
Vaccinations in Pregnancy [Article]

Adult immunization rates have fallen short of national goals partly because of misconceptions about the safety and benefits of current vaccines. The danger of these misconceptions is magnified during pregnancy, when concerned physicians are hesitant to administer vaccines and patients are reluctant ...


Apr 15, 2003 Issue
CDC Releases Guidelines for Treating Adverse Reactions to Smallpox Vaccination [Practice Guidelines]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidelines for diagnosing and treating adverse reactions to smallpox vaccination in the preoutbreak setting. Smallpox vaccine is made from live vaccinia virus but does not contain variola virus, which causes smallpox.


Feb 1, 2003 Issue
A Mother Who Refuses to Vaccinate Her Child [Curbside Consultation]

Physicians may find it incredible that some parents are reluctant to immunize their children despite the tremendous successes of vaccines in decreasing the morbidity and mortality of childhood diseases.


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