Full text of Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases : The Pink Book: Course Textbook 12th Edition Second Printing (May 2012) edited by William Atkinson ... [et al.] ; contributions from Patricia Beckenhaupt ... [et al.]. is published by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Pink Book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine‑preventable diseases.
Typical chapters include a description of the disease, pathogenesis, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, medical management, epidemiology, risk factors, trends in the United States, vaccine details, vaccination schedule and use, contraindications and precautions to vaccination, adverse reactions following vaccination, vaccine storage and handling, and reference or publications.
The appendices are a wealth of reference materials including: minimum age and interval table, current and discontinued vaccines, ingredients tables, vaccine administration guide, etc.
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