Vaccinations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323554350

Vaccinations

1st Edition

Editors: Gregory Poland
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323554350
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 400
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Description

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.

Table of Contents

1. Essentials of Vaccine Safety

2. Discussing Vaccine Hesitancy: What Can The Physician Do?

3. Vaccines for the Elderly: How, When, Why?

4. Zoster Vaccines: What's New?

5. Prospects for a Zika Vaccine: Where are we now?

6. Influenza Vaccines: Are They Efficacious or Not?

7. Practical Use of Meningococcal Vaccines: Who, When, and Where?

8. Vaccine Immunology: What Do Clinicians Need to Know?

9. Vaccine Use in Immunocompromised Adults: Challenges and Solutions

10. Vaccines for Adult Travelers: When and Why?

11. Immunizations for Health Care Workers: Practical Guidelines and Recommendations

12. Pneumococcal Vaccines in Adults: Who, What, When?

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323554350

About the Editor

Gregory Poland

Affiliations and Expertise

Mary Lowell Leary Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Distinguished Investigator of the Mayo Clinic, Director; Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN