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You know about the current rash of measles cases, but when was the last time you saw an actual patient with measles? Will you recognize the disease?
Perinatal Precautions with Hepatits B: Test your Recall
Pediatricians will answer these 2 nursery-round inspired questions with no trouble. If your Peds rotation was a while back, let's test your memory.
Vaccines for Children Program: Do You Know the Law?
See if you recall a few basics about program eligibility and the vaccines covered by the law. It's a short quiz.
Do You Know Your (Hepatitis) A, B, Cs?
Not much about the family of hepatitis viruses is as simple as ABC. Test yourself on a few of the fine points, here.
Bats in the Belfry: Camp Doctor vs Rabies
Ten kids, 2 counselors, and a nest of bats discovered in a cabin. What's a camp doctor to do?
Measles Vaccine Offers Compound Coverage
Immunosuppression after measles leaves children vulnerable to nonmeasles infection for up to 3 years, a new study finds. Just vaccinate!
A Tale of Co-eds, Condoms, and MMR Vaccination
A college freshman whose mother elected not to have her vaccinated learns about the downsides in genetics class.
Mumps and Rubella—Overlooked and Disrespected?
Rarely in the news, eclipsed by measles, these wall-flower viruses are not benign when they strike. Do you remember their consequences?
The 3 Scourges of Infectious Disease
Tuberculosis, measles, and influenza have declined over the years but not gone away. See the slides that follow for key facts and figures on the current state of these ongoing public health threats.
6 Things That Might Persuade Parents to Vaccinate
When parents play out worst case scenarios in protest against routine vaccination, maybe one or two of these 6 options for response will come in handy.
Could You Spot the Measles?
Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:
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