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Immunization for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action

...on Immunization Practices recommends that women who are pregnant receive an inactivated influenza and a tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in every pregnancy (1). The American Academy of Family Physicians; American College of Nurse-Midwives; American College of...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020_Maternal_%20Immunization_Call_to_%20Action.pdf

Maternal Immunization Task Force for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action

...on Immunization Practices recommends that women who are pregnant receive an inactivated influenza and a tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in every pregnancy.1 The American Academy of Family Physicians; American College of Nurse-Midwives; American College of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0900/fpm20200900p5.pdf

afp20130701p25.pdf

...and by serologic testing in patients with a negative or uncer- tain history. PEP should be given to persons exposed to index cases of pertussis and invasive meningococcal infec- tion regardless of immunization history, and should be given following rabies and tetanus exposure...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0701/afp20130701p25.pdf

AFP Clerkship 2012-2013

...PERTUSSIS CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis [Practice Guidelines] (11/15/2011) IMMUNIZATIONS (EXCLUDING INFLUENZA) Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children [Cochrane for Clinicians] (09/01/2011) ACIP...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/AFPClerkship.pdf

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality -- American Family Physician

...Compared with the first dose, the fourth dose of currently licensed diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vac- cine (DTaP) has been associated with in- creased incidences of fever and erythema, swelling, and pain at the injection site. In a small percentage of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/afp20021201p2113.pdf

AAFP News - Dec 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1215/p1099.html

afp20060915p956.pdf

...10 percent of cases caused by Bordetella pertussis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae When to treat with an antibiotic: presents with prolonged unimproving cough (14 days); should clinically differentiate from pneumonia. Pertussis should be reported to public health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0915/afp20060915p956.pdf

GERD Treatment for Chronic Nonspecific Cough in Children and Adults

...Cochrane Briefs Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children Clinical Question Are acellular vaccines as safe and effective as whole-cell vaccines for preventing pertussis (whooping cough) in children? Evidence-Based Answer Multicomponent (i.e., three or more) acel-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/afp20110901p502.pdf

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...to pertussis, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that health care professionals and pregnant women receive a single dose of the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria tox- oid, and acellular...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281.pdf

AAFP News - Dec 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1005.html

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/afp20170615p786.pdf

afp20130315p400.pdf

...Infographic on Pertussis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new pertussis infographic to help physi- cians educate patients about pertussis. The infographic shows three steps expectant parents can take to protect infants from pertussis, including...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0315/afp20130315p400.pdf

Evaluation and Management of Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children - American ...

...Recommended diagnostic tests with high yield include complete blood count, serum bicarbonate and lactate, urinalysis, chest radiography, pertussis and respiratory syncytial virus samples, and gastroesophageal reflux disease investigations. C 4 Home monitoring is recommended...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/afp20050615p2301.pdf

A Mother Who Refuses to Vaccinate Her Child - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2003 - 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.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p651.html

AAFP News Now

...Several States Report Spike in Pertussis Activity, Need for Vaccination Emphasized An outbreak of pertussis (i.e., whooping cough) has been declared an epidemic by the California Department of Public Health, and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Council has...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0801/afp20100801p233.pdf

Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Bronchitis

...more than 90 percent of acute bronchitis infections. Antibiotics are gener- ally not indicated for bronchitis, and should be used only if pertussis is suspected to reduce transmission or if the patient is at increased risk of developing pneumonia (e.g., patients 65 years or older)....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1345.pdf

afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

...not indicated. 3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) • The fourth dose may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided at least 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. 4. Haemophilus influenzae type b...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

AAFP News Now

...Increases in Pertussis Outbreaks Lead to CDC Health Alert on PCR Testing Multiple parts of the country have been reporting ongoing outbreaks of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. In response, the Centers for Disease Control and Preven- tion (CDC) recently issued a health alert...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/afp20110315p651.pdf

NEWS NEW

...DTaP Vaccine’s Effectiveness Against Pertussis Diminishes After Final Dose Outbreaks of whooping cough continue to occur regularly, so researchers set out to determine why the diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine is not doing a better job. The study,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/afp20121101p803.pdf

Practice Guidelines

...There are two new tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine recom- mendations. In response to the 2012 pertussis epidemic, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended in June that the Tdap vaccine be offered to adults...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204.pdf

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p605.html

Prevention and Treatment of Dog Bites -- American Family Physician

...ACIP = Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; DTP = diphtheria tetanus and pertussis; Td = tetanus and diphtheria toxoids adsorbed (adult); TIG = tetanus immune globulin (Hyper-Tet). *-Including, but not limited to, wounds contaminated with dirt, feces, soil or saliva;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/afp20010415p1567.pdf

afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

...3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) • The fourth dose of DTaP may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. • Administer the final dose in the series at age 4-6...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

afp20081015p945.pdf

...Td = tetanus-diphtheria toxoids vaccine; Tdap = diphtheria, reduced tetanus toxoids, and acellular pertussis vaccine; TIG = tetanus immune globulin. *-Such as, but not limited to, wounds contaminated with dirt, feces, soil, or saliva; puncture wound; avulsions; and wounds resulting...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/afp20081015p945.pdf

afp20110201p318.pdf

...of Tdap for children seven to 10 years of age who have not com- pleted a series of diphtheria and tetanus tox- oids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). This is an off-label recommendation. • Elimination of the recommended inter- val between administration of tetanus and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318.pdf

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