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Author Loehr, Jamie.

Title The vaccine answer book : 200 essential answers to help you make the right decisions for your child / Jamie Loehr
Published Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 290 pages)
Series Q & A answerbook
Answer book (Sourcebooks, Inc.)
Contents Understanding vaccines. Vaccine basics ; Principles of vaccines ; A brief history of vaccines ; Vaccination logistics ; How to evaluate vaccines -- Vaccines in the first year of life. The pneumococcal vaccine for young children ; The haemophilus influenzae type B (HiB) vaccine ; The diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine ; The rotavirus vaccine ; The influenza vaccine ; The hepatitis B vaccine ; The polio vaccine -- Other childhood vaccines. The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine ; The chickenpox vaccine ; The hepatitis A vaccine ; The tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap and Td) vaccines ; The meningococcal vaccine ; The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine ; The pneumococcal vaccine for older children and adults -- Vaccines throughout life. The shingles vaccine ; Other adult vaccine ; Travel vaccines and other vaccines -- Vaccine controversies and myths. Vaccines and autism ; Other vaccine questions and concerns
Summary From the cover of Time magazine to high-profile celebrity crusades, childhood vaccines are one of the most intensely debated topics affecting parents today. The Vaccine Answer Book cuts through the controversy, giving parents impartial answers to more tha
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-290)
Notes Print version record
Subject Immunization of children -- Popular works.
Vaccination of children -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
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