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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?
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.
Do You Accept Unvaccinated Children?
The reappearance of measles has reignited debate in some quarters about the issue of vaccine safety.
Could You Spot the Measles?
Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:
"HPV Vaccine for My Son? Not so Fast..."
The mother of a 12-year-old boy resists your suggestion that he receive the HPV4 vaccine today. She asks three good questions. Do you know the answers?
Vaccines Raise MS Risk Sooner But Not Later
New study findings do not suggest a need for a change in vaccine policy, but even a small increased risk could have an effect on public health.
A Young Boy with Asthma and Egg Allergy Gets a Flu Shot
FluBlok, new this year, is egg-free but approved for persons aged 18 to 49 years only. The other options, and precautions, are discussed here.
Egg Allergy, Asthma, and a Flu Shot, But Which One?
The 5-year-old in your office has asthma and is egg-allergic. Mom wants him to have a flu shot today, but only if it can be given safely. Can it? With which vaccine?
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