Vaccinations

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Edited by Gregory Poland, MD
ISBN
9780323662109
Publication Date
21-11-2018
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  • Covers essentials of vaccine safety and discussing vaccine hesitancy with patients.
  • Addresses special populations including the elderly, immunocompromised patients, and adult travelers.
  • Provides up-to-date information on zoster vaccines, Zika vaccine prospects, influenza vaccines, meningococcal vaccines, and pneumococcal vaccines.

Get a quick, expert overview of the essentials of today's vaccinations for adults, including current guidelines and recommendations. This concise, clinically-focused resource, edited by Drs. Gregory A. Poland and Jennifer Whitaker, consolidates today's available information on this important topic into one convenient resource, making it an ideal reference for primary care physicians and nurses who need easily accessible information on adult vaccination best practices.


Key Features
  • Covers essentials of vaccine safety and discussing vaccine hesitancy with patients.
  • Addresses special populations including the elderly, immunocompromised patients, and adult travelers.
  • Provides up-to-date information on zoster vaccines, Zika vaccine prospects, influenza vaccines, meningococcal vaccines, and pneumococcal vaccines.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323662109
Author Informaiton Edited by Gregory Poland, MD, Mary Lowell Leary Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Distinguished Investigator of the Mayo Clinic, Director; Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN
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Published Reviews

"This book will augment readers' understanding of core principles of adult vaccinology, including strategies to improve the vaccine acceptance and the areas of foment in this field. In an era challenged by vaccine hesitancy, it is timely."

-Manasa Velagapudi, MBBS (CHI Health Clinic CUMC - Bergan Mercy) Doody's Score: 91-4 Stars!

Table of Content

1. Essentials of Vaccine Safety

2. Discussing Vaccine Hesitancy: What Can The Physician Do?

3. Vaccines for the Elderly: How, When, Why?

4. Zoster Vaccines: What's New?

5. Prospects for a Zika Vaccine: Where are we now?

6. Influenza Vaccines: Are They Efficacious or Not?

7. Practical Use of Meningococcal Vaccines: Who, When, and Where?

8. Vaccine Immunology: What Do Clinicians Need to Know?

9. Vaccine Use in Immunocompromised Adults: Challenges and Solutions

10. Vaccines for Adult Travelers: When and Why?

11. Immunizations for Health Care Workers: Practical Guidelines and Recommendations

12. Pneumococcal Vaccines in Adults: Who, What, When?

E-SBN 9780323554367
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 21-11-2018
Pages 220
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
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