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Published: 17 August 2017

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190604776

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The Vaccine Handbook

A Practitioner's Guide to Maximizing Use and Efficacy across the Lifespan

Tina Q. Tan, MD, John P. Flaherty, MD, and Melvin V. Gerbie, MD

  • Charts and tables summarizing the latest recommendations for pediatric and adult immunization schedules and proper administration, dosing, and storage of commonly used vaccines
  • Practical strategies for responding to myths about toxins in vaccines, the severity and long-term effects of vaccine-preventable illnesses, and other causes of vaccine hesitancy
  • Thorough discussion of vaccines required in pregnancy, for international travel, and other special circumstances
  • Ideal reference for infectious disease specialists, general practitioners, pediatricians, OB/GYN physicians, and nurse practitioners in training or in practice

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