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PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Les fournisseurs de soins TYPE: External Link Exposition au thimérosal contenu dans les vaccins administrés dans le cadre des programmes de vaccination infantile au Canada et risques d'anomalies du développement neurologique

Exposition au thimérosal contenu dans les vaccins administrés dans le cadre des programmes de vaccination infantile au Canada et risques d'anomalies du développement neurologique

Examine le risque d’anomalies du développement neurologique, y compris l’autisme, chez les nourrissons/enfants au Canada résultant de l’exposition au mercure dans des vaccins contenant le thimérosal  dans des programmes provinciaux/territoriaux actuels de vaccination des nourrissons et des petits enfants.

Authors: Bigham M et al.
Journal Issue: 9
Journal Title: Relevé des maladies transmissibles au Canada
Journal Volume: 28
Publisher: Agence de la santé publique du Canada
Pubmed: 12012653

PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Exposure to thimerosal in vaccines used in Canadian infant immunization programs, with respect to risk of neurodevelopmental disorders

Exposure to thimerosal in vaccines used in Canadian infant immunization programs, with respect to risk of neurodevelopmental disorders

Examines the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism, in Canadian children as a result of mercury exposure from thimerosal-containing vaccines routinely used in some provincial/territorial universal infant and early childhood immunization programs

Authors: Bigham M et al.
Journal Issue: 9
Journal Title: Canada Communicable Disease Report
Journal Volume: 28
Publisher: Public Health Agency of Canada
Pubmed: 12012653

PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link ICES Reports: What to Do to Beat the Flu? Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates among Healthcare Workers

ICES Reports: What to Do to Beat the Flu? Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates among Healthcare Workers

Many healthcare facilities are struggling to improve vaccination rates among their staff. Influenza vaccination rates for healthcare workers remain low in many healthcare facilities - despite the best efforts of the facilities, as well as an increased risk of infection among healthcare workers compared to the general population and the potential to transmit influenza to patients that could lead to serious consequences.

Organizations often aim to improve vaccination rates by focusing their efforts on educating staff about influenza, the vaccine and its benefits. While this effort likely has some positive influence, previous studies have shown that there is little difference in the level of related knowledge between vaccinated and unvaccinated staff, except for the belief that vaccination can result in influenza. Other research has found an inconsistent relationship between knowledge, attitudes and behaviour. Given these findings, further education may not improve coverage. This article reports on a research study that uses a more current model of health behaviour to identify potential challenges and opportunities for improving vaccination rates among staff. (Manuel et al. 2002) A self-administered questionnaire and focus groups were used to examine the health behaviour and attitudes associated with influenza vaccination in healthcare workers.

Authors: Manuel D
Journal Issue: 1
Journal Title: Healthcare Quarterly
Journal Volume: 6
Publisher: Longwoods

PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Immunization and children at risk for autism

Immunization and children at risk for autism

Guides physicians as they counsel parents about possible connections between immunization and autistic disorders.

Authors: Roberts W et al.
Corporate Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Journal Issue: 9
Journal Title: Paediatrics & Child Health
Journal Volume: 7
Publisher: Pulsus


PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and bowel problems or developmental regression in children with autism : population study

Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and bowel problems or developmental regression in children with autism : population study

Investigates whether measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination is associated with bowel problems and developmental regression in children with autism by looking for evidence of a “new variant” form of autism.

Authors: Taylor B et al.
Journal Issue: 7334
Journal Title: BMJ
Journal Volume: 324
Publisher: BMJ
Pubmed: 11850369

PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Neurologic disorders after measles-mumps-rubella vaccination

Neurologic disorders after measles-mumps-rubella vaccination

Assesses whether an association prevails between MMR vaccination and encephalitis, aseptic meningitis, and autism.

Authors: Mäkelä A et al.
Corporate Authors: Immunization Action Coalition
Journal Issue: 5
Journal Title: Pediatrics
Journal Volume: 110
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Pubmed: 12415036

PUBLISHED: 2002 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: PDFRefusals and delay of immunization within southwest Alberta : understanding alternative beliefs and religious perspectives

Refusals and delay of immunization within southwest Alberta : understanding alternative beliefs and religious perspectives

Explores how adherence to different beliefs has affected immunization coverage in one Regional Health Authority in Southwest Alberta.

Authors: Kulig J et al.
Journal Issue: 2
Journal Title: Canadian Journal of Public Health
Journal Volume: 93
Publisher: Canadian Public Health Association
Pubmed: 11963513