Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Immunizations

Immunization, Children

The AAFP recommends immunizing all children 0-6 years of age using the AAFP recommendations unless contraindicated. (2010)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule: http://www.aafp.org/immunizations

Immunization, Children, Catch-up

The AAFP recommends immunizing children 0-6 years who are between doses for vaccinations with the AAFP recommendation unless contraindicated. (2010)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Recommended Catch-up Immunization Schedule: http://www.aafp.org/immunizations

Immunization, Adolescent

The AAFP recommends immunizing all adolescents 7-18 Years of age using the AAFP recommendations unless contraindicated. (2010)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Recommended Adolescent Immunization Schedule: http://www.aafp.org/immunizations

Immunization, Adolescent, Catch-up

The AAFP recommends immunizing adolescents 7-18 Years who are between doses for vaccinations with the AAFP recommendation unless contraindicated. (2010)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Recommended Adolescent Immunization Schedule: http://www.aafp.org/immunizations

Immunizations, Adults

The AAFP recommends immunizing all adults using the AAFP recommendations unless contraindicated. (2010)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule: http://www.aafp.org/immunizations


These recommendations are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's family physician. As with all clinical reference resources, they reflect the best understanding of the science of medicine at the time of publication, but they should be used with the clear understanding that continued research may result in new knowledge and recommendations. These recommendations are only one element in the complex process of improving the health of America. To be effective, the recommendations must be implemented.