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PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Factors influencing childhood influenza immunization

Factors influencing childhood influenza immunization

Evaluated parents of children who presented to an emergency department between January and March following the launch of a publicly funded influenza immunization program.

Authors: Grant VJ et al.
Journal Issue: 1
Journal Title: Canadian Medical Association Journal
Journal Volume: 168
Publisher: Canadian Medical Association
Pubmed: 12515783

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: PDFInfluenza vaccination and reduction in hospitalizations for cardiac disease and stroke among the elderly

Influenza vaccination and reduction in hospitalizations for cardiac disease and stroke among the elderly

Describes a study which assessed the influence of vaccination against influenza on the risk of hospitalization for heart disease and stroke, hospitalization for pneumonia and influenza, and death from all causes.

Authors: Nichol KL et al.
Corporate Authors: National Institute for Medical Research
Journal Issue: 14
Journal Title: New England Journal of Medicine
Journal Volume: 348
Publisher: Massachusetts Medical Society
Pubmed: 12672859

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: PDFNational Consensus Conference on Pertussis

National Consensus Conference on Pertussis

Offers presentation abstracts from the National Consensus Conference on Pertussis, held in Toronto on May 25-28, 2002. Includes recommendations covering several aspects of pertussis control including: objectives of a pertussis control strategy, diagnosis, surveillance, treatment and chemoprophylaxis, and outbreak management.

Corporate Authors: Health Canada
Journal Issue: Supp. 3
Journal Title: Canada Communicable Disease Report
Journal Volume: 29
Publisher: Health Canada
Pubmed: 14558307

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: PDFNecrotizing fasciitis secondary to chickenpox infection in children

Necrotizing fasciitis secondary to chickenpox infection in children

Reviews the diagnostic features of necrotizing fasciitis and analyzes treatment methods to control and eradicate this infection.

Authors: Clark Peter, Davidson Darin, Letts Mervyn, Lawton Lou, Jawadi Ayman
Corporate Authors: Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada
Journal Issue: 1
Journal Title: Canadian Journal of Surgery
Journal Volume: 46
Publisher: Canadian Medical Association
Pubmed: 12585787

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Les fournisseurs de soins TYPE: External Link Prévention de la coqueluche chez les adolescents et les adultes

Prévention de la coqueluche chez les adolescents et les adultes

Vise à mettre à jour la stratégie antérieure de lutte contre la coqueluche, en ce qui concerne notamment les adolescents et les adultes, de façon à tenir compte des résultats de la Conférence nationale de concertation sur la coqueluche qui a eu lieu en mai 2002.

Corporate Authors: Comité consultatif national de l'immunisation
Journal Issue: ACS-5
Journal Title: Relevé des maladies transmissibles au Canada
Journal Volume: 29
Publisher: Agence de la santé publique du Canada
Pubmed: 14526692

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Prevention of pertussis in adolescents and adults

Prevention of pertussis in adolescents and adults

Updates the previous pertussis control strategy, in particular coverage of adolescents and adults, to reflect results of the National Consensus Conference on Pertussis that took place in May 2002.

Corporate Authors: National Advisory Committee on Immunization
Journal Issue: ACS-5
Journal Title: Canada Communicable Disease Report
Journal Volume: 29
Publisher: Public Health Agency of Canada
Pubmed: 14526692


PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Thimerosal and the occurrence of autism : negative ecological evidence from Danish population-based data

Thimerosal and the occurrence of autism : negative ecological evidence from Danish population-based data

Examines whether discontinuing the use of thimerosal-containing vaccines in Denmark led to a decrease in the incidence of autism.

Authors: Plesner AM et al.
Journal Issue: 3
Journal Title: Pediatrics
Journal Volume: 112
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Pubmed: 12949291

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers TYPE: External Link Vaccination and autoimmune disease : what is the evidence?

Vaccination and autoimmune disease : what is the evidence?

Reviews the mechanisms involved in the induction of autoimmunity and assesses the implications for vaccination in human beings.

Authors: Wraith DC et al.
Journal Issue: 9396
Journal Title: The Lancet
Journal Volume: 362
Publisher: Elsevier
Pubmed: 14630450

PUBLISHED: 2003 CATEGORY: Health care providers, Parents, Adults TYPE: PDFVaccine concerns

Vaccine concerns

Lists the most commonly believed stories about vaccines and tries to separate fact from myth. Excerpted from “Vaccines: What You Should Know,” 3rd ed.

Authors: Offit PA, Bell LM
Publisher: Immunization Action Coalition