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AAFP News Now

...meningococcal con- jugate vaccine coverage increased nearly 12 percent to 53.6 percent, and coverage for tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine increased nearly 15 percent to 55.6 percent. Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among teenage women also increased compared...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/p745.pdf

AAFP News Now

...there are significant differences in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV); meningitis; and tetanus, diphtheria, and acellu- lar pertussis (Tdap). Although 69 percent of all adoles- cents 13 to 17 years of age received the Tdap vaccine and 63 percent received...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p605.pdf

AAFP News Now

...has made a provisional recommendation that will change how physicians approach tetanus toxoid, reduced diph- theria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination in pregnant women. The committee recommends that physicians administer a dose of Tdap during each preg- nancy,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1005.pdf

AAFP News Now

...tion Office Champions project. Survey results show that national vaccination rates in adolescents have improved for tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis and meningococcal con- jugate vaccines, but vary at state and local levels. Human papillomavirus vaccination rates also remain below...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1215/p1099.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...from a family physician can go a long way toward making sure these patients’ children are protected against pertussis, she said. The resource includes information on pertussis risks and dangers, the evidence behind the recommendation, and tips for discussing the vaccine with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/p752.pdf

AAFP Pushes CMS to Cover Certain Vaccines Under Medicare Part B

Jun 11, 2015 - The AAFP recently called on CMS and three congressional committees to include preventive vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in Medicare Part B coverage.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150611vaccineletter.html

AAFP Recruiting Family Medicine Practices for Adolescent Immunization Project

Nov 26, 2012 - Family physicians play a critical role in increasing adolescent immunization rates, which is why the AAFP is recruiting 20 family medicine practices to participate in a new CDC-sponsored Adolescent Immunization Office Champions project. According to Bellinda Schoof, M.H.A., the AAFP's ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20121126champimmunproject.html

AAFP Response to the 2020 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - September 18, 2019

...older who are up-to-date on recommended routine vaccines for influenza; tetanus and diphtheria (Td) or tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap); zoster; and pneumococcal. o The AAFP opposes inclusion of this measure in MIPS and in the web interface. The look-back...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-2020ProposedMPFSComments-091819.pdf

AAFP Washington Update - July 17, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - July 17, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-july-17.pdf

AAFP, AAP and ACIP Release 1998 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Special ...

Jan 1, 1998 - ...Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Three acellular pertussis vaccines have been licensed for use in infancy. Acellular pertussis vaccines have 25 to 50 percent fewer instances of the common adverse effects than whole-cell pertussis vaccines and fewer instances of moderate to severe adverse...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p153.html

AAFP, Other Groups Advise Against Changing ACIP Processes

Apr 29, 2015 - The AAFP and 13 other organizations sent a letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voicing concerns about the immunization-specific provisions in the discussion draft of the 21st Century Cures Act.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150429houseacipltr.html

AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of ...

March 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p330.pdf

AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of ...

Mar 1, 2017 - This guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) addresses apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs), a term recommended to be replaced by brief resolved unexplained events (BRUEs).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p330.html

AAP Technical Report on the Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections - Practice Guidelines...

Mar 15, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a technical report on the prevention of pneumococcal infections, including the use of pneumococcal conjugate and polysaccharide vaccines and antibiotic prophylaxis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0315/p1223.html

AAP Updates Guidelines on Rotavirus Vaccination - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Feb 15, 2010 - A live, oral human-bovine reassortant rotavirus vaccine (RV5; Rotateq) was approved in 2006, followed by a live, oral human attenuated rotavirus vaccine (RV1; Rotarix) in 2008. Since the licensure of RV1, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its guidelines on the routine...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p552.html

Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children - Cochrane for Clinicians - ...

Sep 1, 2011 - Multicomponent (i.e., three or more) acellular vaccines are as effective as whole-cell vaccines at preventing pertussis and mild pertussis disease (e.g., cold symptoms, cough without classic whoop or cough paroxysms) in children. Adverse effects are similar to those from placebo and ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/p504.html

Achieving Sustainable Increases in Childhood Immunization Rates -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Analyzing and eliminating physical and procedural barriers to immunization allowed this practice to improve its performance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p13.html

ACIP Approves 2019 Adult and Childhood/Adolescent Immunization Schedules - Practice ...

Feb 15, 2019 - The 2019 adult and childhood/adolescent immunization schedules have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0215/p264.html

ACIP Approves Recommended Immunization Schedules for 2014, Discusses Other Vaccine Trends

Oct 30, 2013 - The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously to approve updated adult, child/adolescent and catch-up immunization schedules for the coming year during its Oct. 23-24 meeting in Atlanta. Committee members also discussed a number of other vaccine-related issues...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20131030acipoctmtg.html

ACIP Discusses Intussusception Risk From Rotavirus Vaccine, Limiting Tdap Administration

Jun 24, 2013 - An increased risk of intussusception from rotavirus vaccination and changes to delivery of the tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis vaccine were among topics discussed by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) during its June 19-20 meeting in Atlanta. ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20130624acipmeeting.html

ACIP Discusses LAIV for Young Children, PCV13 Dose Schedule for Infants

Mar 19, 2014 - The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices addressed a wide range of topics during its Feb. 26-27 meeting in Atlanta. Among them: Consider whether to recommend preferential use of the live attenuated influenza vaccine in young children.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140319acipmeeting.html

ACIP Expands Recommendation on PCV13 to Include Certain High-risk Kids, Teens

Feb 26, 2013 - The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to expand the age recommendation for administration of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) to certain individuals during its Feb. 20-21 meeting in Atlanta. Committee members also discussed and voted on ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20130226acipmeeting.html

ACIP is Recommending Tdap for Every Pregnancy

Nov 8, 2012 - During its late October meeting in Atlanta, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) made a provisional recommendation that will further alter the way family physicians approach tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination for pregnant women. ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20121108acipreqs.html

ACIP Issues Revised Recommendations on Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine - Practice ...

Nov 1, 2007 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded its recommendations on vaccination with quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4; Menactra).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1402.html

ACIP Provisional Recommendations for Pregnant Women on Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced ...

On June 22, 2011, the ACIP approved recommendations for use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) for pregnant women, and updated Tdap recommendations for persons in contact with infants and special situations. These recommendations are in ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/pregnantTda.pdf

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