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Immunizations

May 15, 2001 Issue
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children [Article]

Streptococcus pneumoniae causes approximately 3,300 cases of meningitis, 100,000 to 135,000 cases of pneumonia requiring hospitalization and 6 million cases of otitis media annually in the United States. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, approved in 2000 for use in the United States, was designed to c...


Mar 15, 2001 Issue
AAP Technical Report on the Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections [Practice Guidelines]

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a technical report on the prevention of pneumococcal infections, including the use of pneumococcal conjugate and polysaccharide vaccines and antibiotic prophylaxis.


Jan 15, 2001 Issue
ACIP Issues Updated Recommendations for Polio Vaccine [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released recommendations on the exclusive use of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV).


Jan 1, 2001 Issue
The 2001 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines]

The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2001 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule.


Apr 1, 2000 Issue
Adult Immunization-Pneumococcal Vaccine [Putting Prevention into Practice]

Case study: JS is a 54-year-old white woman who comes to your office to establish herself as a patient. During a review of her medical history, several active medical problems come to light, including type 2 diabetes mellitus (formerly known as non–insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) for 15 years, ...


Jan 1, 2000 Issue
The 2000 Harmonized Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines]

The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2000 harmonized immunization schedule


May 1, 1999 Issue
Combination Vaccines for Childhood Immunization [Article]

An increasing number of new and improved vaccines to prevent childhood diseases are being introduced. Combination vaccines represent one solution to the problem of increased numbers of injections during single clinic visits. This statement provides general guidance on the use of combination vaccines...


Jan 1, 1999 Issue
Poliovirus Vaccine Options [Article]

As a result of the success of immunization, indigenous wild poliomyelitis has disappeared from the United States. Of 142 confirmed cases of paralytic poliomyelitis reported in the United States from 1980 to 1996, 134 were classified as vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP). Persons with ...


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