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Synonyms for vaccination

taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease

the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

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1990) Health objectives for the nation public health burden of vaccine preventable diseases among adults: standards for adult immunization practice.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) recommended adult immunization schedule, including a Medical Indications Schedule and the Contraindications and Precautions Table, is available at www.
Health protection and communicable disease control department is planning to conduct a national survey to assess adult immunization programme in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation and Primary Health Care Corporation.
Although we have ample evidence that proves the efficacy of adult immunization in the prevention of VPDs, we also have ample evidence that we are missing the mark.
Revised recommendations for human papillomavirus vaccination--including a permissive recommendation for young men--are part of the newly issued 2010 adult immunization schedule from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Immunization requirements for Massachusetts universities and colleges (3) parallel the CDC-recommended adult immunization schedule for adults ages 19 through 49 years of age (born after 1957) as shown in Table 1 (4).
West Nile virus, SARS), hematology, adult immunization, and an expanded herb and supplement formulary.
In February 2002 the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice approved the first adult immunization schedule.
Examples include mandated performance with regard to childhood and adult immunization programs, cancer screening, diabetes care, substance abuse and mental health, and prenatal care.
Extensive information on vaccines can be found in the CDC's "Update on Adult Immunizations" and the American College of Physicians' "Guide for Adult Immunization.
Recommended use of several vaccines, including pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13), pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23), and Tdap vaccine, are updated in the 2013 adult immunization schedule, issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
Each year Masspro and the Massachusetts Adult Immunization Coalition recognize groups, individuals or organizations for outstanding contributions toward improving adult immunizations in Massachusetts.
Nichol, who serves as chairwoman of the advisory committee of the National Coalition for Adult Immunization.
Because more influenza-related illness and death occur in the aggregate during regularly recurring influenza epidemics than during the pandemics themselves, GrIPPE has attempted to link its plan to other relevant public health initiatives such as those related to emerging infections and adult immunization.
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) and the National Coalition for Adult Immunization have joined the CDC in the "Flu/Pneumo 2000 Campaign" to increase the number of Medicare beneficiaries receiving pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations (both of which are covered by Medicare).
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