QD: News Every Day--H1N1 'emergency' and vaccine shortage. ACP Internist's daily digest of news and events continues with H1N1 updates, and physicians speaking out about health care reform. ... H1N1 influenza. The weekend's health news had one theme:
Counsel the patient about how to reduce the risk of additional damage to their liver, like minimizing alcohol intake and protecting against possible hepatitis A or B infection [with] vaccination,” said
Don't fly Delta to protest airline's anti-vaccination videos. I've been following the recent Delta airlines flu vaccine kerfuffle with interest and now amazement. ... of delaying or skipping vaccines altogether, you are putting the lives of children at
1) Why does CDC utilize outpatient, sick controls in their estimates of vaccine efficacy? ... It appears this case-control method is standard in the influenza vaccine literature.
3. talk to their physicians about annual influenza vaccine, Tdap vaccine, pneumococcal vaccine, meningococcal vaccine, and hepatitis B vaccine, as well as the human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) series if they are ... Those with CD4 cell counts of 200
A new indication for the meningococcal vaccine Menactra, to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y and W-135 in children as young as 9 months. ... The vaccine is already approved for use in people ages
We could obviously do that and more of it, both with influenza vaccine and other vaccines. ... Q: Are there any other vaccines, like the shingles vaccine, that are underutilized?
Yay vaccines! I am a big fan of vaccination as a means of fighting disease. ... We should carefully weigh both the value of controlling vaccine preventable and otherwise untreatable diseases against the actual observed side effects of vaccines.
Anti-vaccine doctors should lose their licenses. Vaccination is a medical no-brainer, a public health home run, up there with clean water. ... doctors have been fighting to keep our patients on track with their vaccinations.
For scenarios such as uncomplicated upper respiratory infections, scheduled vaccinations, or straightforward medication titration, for example, some clinics have begun innovating by extending hours, communicating with patients using digital platforms