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Care of the Homeless: An Overview

...population also apply to these patients. Tetanus immu- nization (tetanus and diphtheria toxoids; or tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis) should be updated if the patient’s last immunization was more than 10 years ago. Influenza vaccination should be provided annu- ally, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p634.pdf

Care of the Homeless: An Overview - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Homelessness affects men, women, and children of all races and ethnicities. On any given night, more than 610,000 persons in the United States are homeless; a little more than one-third of these are families. Homeless persons are more likely to become ill, have greater hospitalization ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p634.html

Catchup Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents

The figure below provides catch-up schedules and minimum intervals between doses for children whose vaccinations have been delayed. A vaccine series does not need to be restarted, regardless of the time that has elapsed between doses. Use the section appropriate for the child’s age. ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/child-adolescent-catchup-immunization-schedule.pdf

CDC and HICPAC Release Updated Guidelines on the Prevention of Health-Care-Associated ...

Aug 1, 2004 - Recommendations on reducing the incidence of pneumonia and other severe, acute lower respiratory tract infections in acute-care hospitals and in other health care settings have been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p596.html

CDC Examines California Rotavirus Outbreaks in Post-vaccine Era

May 9, 2018 - The CDC's April 27 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examined three rotavirus outbreaks in California in 2017 and found mostly mild to moderate illness among vaccinated and unvaccinated children and adults.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180509rotavirus.html

CDC Launches #HowIRecommend Vaccination Video Series

Aug 13, 2019 - The CDC launched a new website for its #HowIRecommend videos series, featuring health care professionals talking about how they recommend vaccines to different types of patients.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190813reccvaccvideos.html

CDC Merges Child, Teen Immunization Schedules for 2013

Jan 28, 2013 - Perhaps one of the more immediately noticeable changes to the 2013 immunization schedules is that the CDC has pared down the total number of schedules released by combining the previously separate child and adolescent schedules into a single 0- to 18-year schedule. Overall, the new ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20130128immunskeds.html

CDC Releases 2016 Immunization Schedules

Feb 3, 2016 - The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the AAFP and others have released the 2016 adult and childhood immunization schedules.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160203immunskeds.html

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis

...Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1176.pdf

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis - ...

Nov 15, 2011 - Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1176.html

CDC Releases Guidelines on Antimicrobial Agents for the Treatment and Postexposure ...

Jul 15, 2006 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines on antimicrobial agents for the treatment and postexposure prophylaxis of pertussis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p333.html

CDC, AAFP Release 2019 Immunization Schedules

Feb 11, 2019 - The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, together with the AAFP and other medical professional organizations, have released the 2019 adult and childhood immunization schedules.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190211immunskeds.html

CDC: Vaccination Coverage of Children Remains High

Oct 19, 2018 - A pair of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports the CDC released Oct. 12 offered an overview of the status of childhood immunizations in the United States that was -- for the most part -- positive.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181019kidsvaccs.html

Cesarean Delivery: Counseling Issues and Complication Management

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/p178.pdf

Cesarean Delivery: Counseling Issues and Complication Management - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2015 - Nearly one-third of all deliveries in the United States are cesarean deliveries. Compared with spontaneous vaginal delivery, cesarean delivery is associated with increased maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. Interventions that decrease the chance of a cesarean delivery ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/p178.html

Changes to Tdap, Flu Vaccine Recommendations Among 2011 Immunization Schedules' ...

Feb 2, 2011 - More than a dozen changes are reflected in the 2011 child, adolescent and adult immunization schedules developed by the CDC, the AAFP and other groups, but one family physician expert points to a single revision as being particularly significant for AAFP members who routinely provide ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20110202immunskeds.html

Changes to Tdap, HPV, Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommendations Among 2012 Schedule Highlights

Feb 1, 2012 - More than a dozen changes are reflected in the CDC's 2012 child, adolescent and adult immunization schedules. Developed in conjunction with the AAFP and other groups, several of the 2012 changes are especially pertinent to family physicians, according to the AAFP's liaison to the CDC's ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20120201immunrecs.html

Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

Child Immunization Schedule

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/child-immunization-schedule.pdf

Childhood Vaccination Rates Remain High, Say Speakers

Nov 14, 2017 - Awareness campaigns, scientific advances and documentation help keep childhood vaccination rates high, said speakers at the 2017 AAFP State Legislative Conference.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171114statevaccs.html

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV, MMR, Hib, varicella, and more.

Patient Education

https://familydoctor.org/childhood-vaccines-what-they-are-and-why-your-child-needs-them/

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV, MMR, Hib, varicella, and more.

Patient Education

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Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV, MMR, Hib, varicella, and more.

Patient Education

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Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them | familydoctor.org

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV,…

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Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them | familydoctor.org

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV,…

Patient Education

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Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them | familydoctor.org

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV,…

Patient Education

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