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Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - ...to leave the impression that vaccine-preventable diseases are always ready to reemerge. In fact, recent experience has reminded us that pertussis, measles and even diphtheria have resurged when public health is neglected. For such reasons, measles is important for every clinician to...

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p707.html

Primary Care of Infants and Young Children with Down Syndrome - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - Down syndrome is caused by triplicate material of chromosome 21. The syndrome has a variable physical expression, but congenital cardiac defects, transient myelodysplasia of the newborn and duodenal atresia are highly specific for this chromosomal disorder. Routine health maintenance is...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p381.html

Poliovirus Vaccine Options - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - 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). ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p113.html

The 1999 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Special Medical Reports - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...In the schedule, DTaP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis) now appears where DTaP or DTP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis) previously appeared. DTaP has about one fourth to one half of the adverse effects of whole cell DTP and, therefore, is...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p203.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...combination vaccine containing Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine and diphtheria and tetanus toxoid and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine is for use in toddlers (ages 15 to 18 months). The FDA emphasizes that the approved Hib conjugate vaccines and DTaP vaccines...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2171.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...to children older than this age. Immunogenicity of the vaccine is not affected by the simultaneous administration of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type B (DPT-Hib) vaccines, oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) or hepatitis B...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2133.html

ACIP Issues Recommendations to Eliminate Measles, Rubella and Congenital Rubella ...

Nov 1, 1998 - ...ACIP recommends routine simultaneous administration of MMR, diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) or diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis (DTP) vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine and oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) or...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1101/p1682.html

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and ...

Oct 15, 1998 - This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1335.html

Significant FDA Approvals in 1997 - FDA Perspective - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) adsorbed vaccine (Infanrix) Immunization of infants and children, 6 weeks to 7 years of age, against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Rabies vaccine (RabAvert) Immunization of children and adults against rabies...

American Family Physician : FDA Perspective

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2865.html

Office Care of the Premature Infant: Part II. Common Medical and Surgical Problems - ...

May 15, 1998 - Medical problems associated with prematurity are frequently complex, and a multidisciplinary approach is often required. Some common problems include the following: (1) anemia, which can be reduced by iron supplementation, (2) cerebral palsy or mental retardation as a result of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0515/p2383.html

Care of the Premature Infant: Part I. Monitoring Growth and Development - American ...

May 1, 1998 - When monitoring growth and development in the premature infant, physicians should make adjustments for the estimated due date. With minor exceptions, administration of immunizations is based on the chronologic age. Administration of hepatitis B vaccine should be delayed until the infant...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0501/p2123.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1998 - ...If you are still using diphtheria, tetanus, whole cell pertussis vaccine (DTwP) instead of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP), a recent poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Society in Washington, D.C., will be of interest to you. This poster...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1526.html

ACIP Releases Recommendations for the Immunization of Health Care Workers - Special ...

Mar 15, 1998 - ...in certain circumstances (i.e., tuberculosis, hepatitis A, meningococcal disease, typhoid fever and vaccinia) or in the future (i.e., pertussis). Those for which immunization of all adults is recommended (i.e., tetanus, diphtheria and pneumococcal disease). View/Print Table...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1426.html

Medical Care for Immigrants and Refugees - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - Refugees and other immigrants often present with clinical problems that are as varied as their previous experiences. Clinical presentations may range from unusual infectious diseases to problems with transition. This article describes medical conditions associated with immigrants, as ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1061.html

Family Practice International - Feb 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1998 - ...immunodeficiency syndrome, malaria, schistosomiasis and dengue fever. Quadrivalent infant vaccines with diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and hepatitis B are under development, as are vaccines that incorporate injectable polio components. Combined hepatitis A and B vaccines are...

American Family Physician : Family Practice International

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0215/p860.html

AAFP, AAP and ACIP Release 1998 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Special ...

Jan 1, 1998 - ...Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Three acellular pertussis vaccines have been licensed for use in infancy. Acellular pertussis vaccines have 25 to 50 percent fewer instances of the common adverse effects than whole-cell pertussis vaccines and fewer instances of moderate to severe adverse...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p153.html

Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection

...Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection JONATHAN M. KLINE, PharmD, BCPS; WILLIAM D. LEWIS, MD; ELEANOR A. SMITH, MD; LLOYD R. TRACY, MD; and SARAH K. MOERSCHEL, MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia P ertussis, also known as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/afp20131015p507.pdf

August 2021 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis: Common Questions and Answers Jonathan M. Kline; Eleanor A. Smith; Adrienne Zavala Departments Editorials: Fallacies and Dangers of Practicing Race-Based Medicine - Free Full Text Bonzo Reddick Editorials: Graham Center Policy One-Pagers Provide Perspectives...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800

August 2021 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis: Common Questions and Answers Jonathan M. Kline; Eleanor A. Smith; Adrienne Zavala Departments Editorials: Fallacies and Dangers of Practicing Race-Based Medicine - Free Full Text Bonzo Reddick Editorials: Graham Center Policy One-Pagers Provide Perspectives...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800/

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis

...Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/afp20111115p1176.pdf

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...2006 Issue Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages [Article] Bordetella pertussis is a highly contagious bacterium known to cause pertussis (whooping cough) and is transmitted via airborne droplets. Although childhood vaccination has dramatically reduced reported pertussis cases,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2367&page=5

AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...Aug 01, 2021 Issue Pertussis: Common Questions and Answers [Article] Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, remains a public health concern despite expanded immunization recommendations over the past three decades. The presentation of pertussis, which is variable and evolves...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2367

AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...Aug 01, 2021 Issue Pertussis: Common Questions and Answers [Article] Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, remains a public health concern despite expanded immunization recommendations over the past three decades. The presentation of pertussis, which is variable and evolves...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2367&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...Diagnosing Pertussis [Practice Guidelines] Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2454&page=3

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