Vaccination levels for most recommended vaccines were above 90% of national immunization goals in 2009, reported the CDC's National Immunization Survey. ... But, researchers wrote, high immunization rates aren't the same as high confidence in the vaccines
The field of preventive medicine has brought us cancer screening programs that save thousands upon thousands of lives, and immunizations that save millions. ... And, of course, in the modern era the relevant efforts continue to address immunization and
However, "it's still much greater than we would ever see at this time of year," Anne Schuchat, FACP, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases,
Coming soon: two team-based, online QI programs: ACPNet Adult Immunization and ACPNetDepression.
The CDC will be cut by $45 million, more than its entire spending in 2011 for its grant immunization program.“ An 8%-10% reduction, on top of 50,000 front-line
I love the after-visit summary. It documents key features of the outpatient visit and provides a written record of medications changed, referrals made and immunizations given.
Based on recent recommendations from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the new vaccine should be considered the preferred option for prevention of shingles in adults and should ... Right now immunizations are covered without
Flu shots do not cause Bell's palsy or exacerbate asthma. The committee focused solely on findings about potential risks of immunizations, and did not draw conclusions about the ratio of ... or any of the other vaccine-adverse events that the committee
Because of this risk of measles in both developed and developing countries, all international travelers should be up to date on immunizations, regardless of the travel destination.
Editor's note: Val Jones, MD, guest authored this post, which originally appeared on her blog, Better Health . Over 10,000 Americans (mos...