Apr 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on child and adult immunizations (excluding influenza) and related issues, including travel immunizations and specific immunizations (hepatitis A and B, herpes zoster, human papillomavirus, meningococcus, pertussis, pneumococcus, rotavirus, smallpox,...
- Specific Immunizations
- Editorials and Letters
- Improving Practice
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
- Other Resources from AAFP
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Apr 1, 2019 - Women should receive the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy regardless of previous immunization history. Infants whose mothers received prenatal immunization had 50% fewer cases of pertussis compared with those whose mothers received postpartum immunization.
American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers
Oct 15, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine is a relatively new shingles vaccine that has been shown to have greater effectiveness and protection than the existing live vaccine. Local and systemic adverse effects may occur after administration, but have been shown to resolve within one to three days.
American Family Physician : STEPS
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