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November 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

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...Antibiotics are usually not helpful because they don’t work against viruses. But, let your doctor know if you were exposed to someone with pertussis (whooping cough) because antibiotics may be helpful for that infection. Otherwise, antibiotics are rarely needed for coughing. With...

American Family Physician

Initial Management of Patients with HIV Infection

November 1, 2016

American Family Physician

ACIP Releases 2017 Childhood Immunization Recommendations

February 15, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of ...

March 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

Laceration Repair: A Practical Approach

May 15, 2017

American Family Physician


...Commonly indicated vaccines: tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap); varicella or age-appropriate zoster; age-appropriate human papillomavirus; and measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) Elective vaccines: meningococcal quadrivalent and B vaccines,...

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...hepatitis A; hepa- titis B; polio; measles, mumps and rubella; meningococcal; and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines. For the adult schedule, the group made indications clearer by reducing the number of colors used. The hepatitis B...

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...preparation recommended for those older than 65 years. ACIP recommends a single tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination, regardless of when the last tet- anus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) booster was given.74 A vaccine series does not...

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...Anti-tetanus immunoglobulin, plus tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) or the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acel- lular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, should be administered per recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immu- nization Practices (i.e., administer if...

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...hepatitis B; inactivated polio; measles, mumps, and rubella; meningo- coccal; and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines will be incorporated. Influenza Vaccines Following a particularly severe 2017-2018 influ- enza season with a...

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...16. Stratton KR, Howe CJ, Johnston RB Jr. Adverse events associated with childhood vaccines other than pertussis and rubella. Summary of a report from the Institute of Medicine. JAMA. 1994; 271(20): 1602-1605. 17. Chapman RS, Forsyth A, MacQueen A. Erythema multiforme in associ-...

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...Vaccinate against hepatitis A, hepatitis B, tetanus, diphtheria-pertussis, influenza, and pneumococcus Aggressively manage cardiac risk factors including hyper- tension, lipid control, and smoking, particularly for people who also use stimulants or tobacco Treat other comorbid...

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...RA, Salmon DA, et al. Association between vaccine refusal and vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States: a review of measles and pertussis [published correction appears in JAMA. 2016; 315(19): 2125]. JAMA. 2016; 315(11): 1149-1158. 11. GoodRx. Prevnar 13. Accessed...

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...been an infection, not congestive heart failure. I pre- scribed azithromycin and an antitussive, and performed a nasopharyngeal swab for pertussis, which came back positive the next day. Her family was treated with prophy- lactic azithromycin. Tdap is not covered by Medicare, so I...

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...HPV = human papillomavirus; Td = tetanus and diphtheria toxoids; Tdap = tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis. Information from reference 65. 216 American Family Physician Volume 103, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2021 HEALTH...

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...Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, acellular pertussis (Tdap) Standard schedule Note: Adults with a CD4 count < 200 cells per µL should not receive live vaccines. Refer to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the Department of Health and Human Services...

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...Macrolides (unless for pertussis or chla- mydia pneumonia) Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis Strong High Meperidine (Demerol) Respiratory depression Strong High Midazolam (if very low birth weight) Intraventricular hemorrhage, death Strong High Naloxone (for neonatal...

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...pertussis (whooping cough) should be treated with antibiotic therapy. Symptomatic treatment for upper respiratory infections should be directed to maximize relief of the most prominent symptom(s). It is important that health care providers have a dialogue with their...

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...should also include counseling on immunizations. All women of reproductive age should have their immunization status for tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap); measles-mumps-rubella (MMR); and varicella reviewed annually and updated as indicated.52 In addition all women should be...

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fpm20130700p32.pdf administer tetanus boosters. It is the rare patient who remembers when he or she last had a tetanus booster, let alone if it included pertussis. Nearly everyone has a cell phone if not a smartphone, though, and is accustomed to using it to remember appointments, con- tacts,...

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