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Chapter 3: VACCINATION

This technology review presents the lattest understanding of Newcastle disease, its characteristics, epidemiology, symptoms and control. It will be of practical value to state and private veterinarians and to all those involved with rural poultry production who wish to control this disease.  
fao.org
over 5 years ago
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Family Medicine Obstetrics

Whether you offer comprehensive pregnancy care in your primary care facility, or provide prenatal and postpartum care, this book delivers the guidance you need to optimize health for both mothers and their babies. It covers all aspects of birth care, from preconception counseling and prenatal care, through labor and delivery (both low-risk and complicated), to postpartum care and the first month of life. The completely revised third edition includes the most up-to- date, evidence-based standards of care. It offers information that is patient centered, prevention oriented, educational, and sensitive to the care of the whole woman and her family.Features a reader-friendly outline/narrative format for ease of use in daily clinical practice. Describes how to care for patients with a wide range of medical conditions during pregnancy as well as pregnancy-related conditions. Takes a whole-family approach to maternity care, with discussions of maternal and paternal adjustment, marital adjustment, sibling adjustment, single-parent families, and return-to-work issues. Provides patient and family education materials on a full range of topics, from nutrition in pregnancy to breastfeeding.Features a section on alternative medicine in maternity care. Provides detailed instruction for a wide array of procedures, including cesarean delivery, perineal repair of simple and complex lacerations, circumcision, assisted deliveries, and amnioinfusion.A continued strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine includes an ongoing summary of Level A recommendations throughout the text.A new chapter summarizes practical applications of how to incorporate continuous quality improvement and enhanced medical safety into the maternity care setting.A new section details which immunizations can be used safely during pregnancy.A section on "Centering Pregnancy" discusses this new model of care and how it incorporates longitudinal group.  
books.google.co.uk
over 5 years ago
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What should the value of PCR of AntiHcv be after six months of immunoglobulin therapy when the initial value was 52,000 at the start of treatment?

What should the value of PCR of AntiHcv be after six months of immunoglobulin therapy when the initial value was 52,000 at the start of treatment?  
humaira zulfiqar
over 8 years ago
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WHO | Global vaccination targets ‘off-track’ warns WHO

Progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015 is far off track with 1 in 5 children still missing out on routine life-saving immunizations that could avert 1.5 million deaths each year from preventable diseases. In the lead-up to World Immunization Week 2015 (24 -30 April), the WHO is calling for renewed efforts to get progress back on course.  
who.int
almost 6 years ago
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Needle stick-injured Ebola doctor free of virus after vaccination

Postexposure injection for a single aid-working doctor's case suggests promise, so fast-tracking development of Ebola vaccines proven in animals 'is a matter of utmost urgency.'  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Vaccination against H5N1 flu virus generates broadly reactive antibodies

Vaccine researchers have developed a strategy aimed at generating broadly cross-reactive antibodies against the influenza virus: embrace the unfamiliar.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Positive results for BiondVax in a study demonstrating the effectiveness of the vaccination against a new class of deadly bird flu viruses

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd, developer of a universal flu vaccine, has announced successful completion of studies in mice that validated the effectiveness of the company's vaccine against an...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Low influenza vaccination rates among nursing home employees put residents at risk, study finds

Influenza is associated with as many as 7,300 deaths annually in nursing home residents, but the vaccination rate for nursing home staff is only 54 percent, according to a study in the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Scientists use innovative methods, new technology to increase HPV vaccinations in Florida

Even though a safe HPV vaccine is available that can prevent several types of cancer, less than half of American teens youth in the U.S. receive the vaccine.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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HPV vaccination of adolescent boys may be cost-effective for preventing oropharyngeal cancer

A new study indicates that vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, a cancer that...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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HPV vaccination 'does not promote unsafe sex or increase STIs'

New research into the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections also suggests that vaccination for the human papillomavirus is unlikely to promote unsafe sex.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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HPV vaccination not associated with increased risk of multiple sclerosis

Although some reports have suggested a link between human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and development of multiple sclerosis or other demyelinating diseases (a group of central nervous...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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HPV vaccination not linked with risky sexual behavior among teenage girls

Sexual behavior of teenage girls does not appear to be affected by routine human papilloma virus vaccination, according to a large study published in CMAJ.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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First successful vaccination against 'mad cow'-like wasting disease in deer

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain-based, wasting syndrome among deer and other animals may hold promise on two...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago