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Title Vaccinations / edited by Gregory A. Poland ; associate editor: Jennifer A. Whitaker
Published St. Louis, MIssouri : Elsevier, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (color)
Contents 1. Vaccine safety / John R. Su, Jonathan Duffy, Tom T. Shimabukuro -- 2. Interpersonal communication approaches to increase adult vaccine acceptance / Saad B. Omer, Caroline M. Poland, Allison T. Chamberlain -- 3. Special considerations for vaccines and the elderly / Elie Saade, David H. Canaday, H. Edward Davidson, Lisa F. Han, Stefan Gravenstein -- 4. Herpes zoster vaccines : what's new? / Anthony L. Cunningham, Myron J. Levin, Thomas C. Heineman -- 5. Zika vaccines : current state / Richard B. Kennedy, Inna G. Ovsyannikova, Pritish K. Tosh, Gregory A. Poland -- 6. Influenza vaccines : are they efficacious or not? / Biao Wang, Mark Loeb -- 7. Practical use of meningococcal vaccines : whom and when to vaccinate / Lee H. Harrison -- 8. Vaccine immunology : what do clinicians need to know? / Daniel M. Altmann -- 9. Vaccine use in immunocompromised adults : challenges and solutions / Jennifer A. Whitaker, Kenneth Valles, Pritish K. Tosh, Gregory A. Poland -- 10. Vaccines for adult travelers : when and why? / Maria D. Mileno, Colleen Lau, John R. Lonks, Joseph M. Garland, Martha C. Sanchez, Gerard J. Nau, Jerome M. Larkin -- 11. Immunizations for healthcare personnel / David J. Weber, Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett -- 12. Pneumococcal vaccines in adults : who, what, when? / Srinivas Acharya Nanduri, Tamara Pilishvili, Nancy M. Bennett
Summary 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. -- Provided by publisher
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 10, 2018)
Subject Vaccination -- methods
Vaccines
Vaccines.
Form Electronic book
Author Poland, Gregory A., editor
ISBN 0323554369 electronic book
9780323554367 electronic book
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