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Update on Immunizations in Adults

...outbreak of pertussis that affected more than 9,000 persons demonstrates.1 However, the 2009 National Health Interview Survey 2 showed that rates of vaccination against influ- enza and pneumococcal disease fell far below the goals of 60 percent set by Healthy People 2010.3 Although...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1101/afp20111101p1015.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

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

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/afp20110901p504.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 pertussis...

American Family Physician

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

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

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

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

afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

...3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) at least 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. 4. Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (Hib). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) 2 and 4 months, a dose at age 6 months...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0101/afp20090101p56-s1.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

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap)3,* Varicella4,* Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Female Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Male Zoster6 Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)7,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)8,9 Meningococcal10,* Hepatitis A11,* Hepatitis B12,*...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s3.pdf

afp20190201p185.pdf

...Commentary Thankfully, R.E. has recovered. As her symptoms dragged on, we both began to worry about more sinister diagnoses. Pertussis is notoriously difficult to diagnose in adults, but her story has made me much more likely to think of it in adults with prolonged cough. R.E.’s...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p185.pdf

afp20200815p205.pdf

...reported receiving an influenza vaccina- tion, whereas 54.4% reported receiving a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination.1 Important new data on the immunology of immunization in pregnancy provide greater support for and infor- mation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0815/afp20200815p205.pdf

Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

...of CAP in older children and adolescents.10,11 Pertussis should be considered in all children with CAP, especially if immunizations are not current. Mycobacterium tubercu- losis also may cause CAP in children at risk for exposure. Coinfection with two or more microbial agents is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/afp20040901p899.pdf

afp20070101p117-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/2007/0101/afp20070101p117-s1.pdf

AAFP Helped Spur CMS’ Final Rule in Favor

...ACIP Expands Pertussis, Meningococcal Vaccination Recommendations With the pertussis outbreak in California nearing a 60-year high in the number of cases reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Com- mittee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recently...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1315.pdf

Recommendations for Preconception Counseling and Care

...Tdap = tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis. A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence; C = consensus, disease-oriented evidence, usual practice, expert opinion, or case...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/afp20131015p499.pdf

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