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The childhood immunization schedule and safety : stakeholder concerns, scientific evidence, and future studies / Committee on the Assessment of Studies of Health Outcomes Related to the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Contributor(s): Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of Studies of Health Outcomes Related to the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule [issuing body.] | Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice [issuing body.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, District of Columbia : National Academies Press, [2013]Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (235 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780309267038; 030926703XSubject(s): Immunization of children -- Standards -- United States | Vaccination of children -- Standards -- United States | Immunization Schedule | Immunization -- standards | Biological Products | Age Groups | Immunologic Techniques | Primary Prevention | Immunotherapy, Active | Accident Prevention | Communicable Disease Control | Immunotherapy | Investigative Techniques | Immunomodulation | Preventive Health Services | Persons | Public Health Practice | Accidents | Complex Mixtures | Americas | Public Health | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Geographic Locations | Health Services | Named Groups | Chemicals and Drugs | Biological Therapy | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Environment and Public Health | Geographicals | Therapeutics | Delivery of Health Care | Infant | Immunization | Vaccination | Child | Immunization Schedule | Safety | Vaccines | Biological Factors | Vaccination -- standards | Vaccines -- standards | Safety -- standards | United States | North America | MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine | MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine | MEDICAL -- Public Health | Immunization of children -- Standards | United States | Medicine | Health & Biological Sciences | PediatricsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Childhood immunization schedule and safety : stakeholder concerns, scientific evidence, and future studies.DDC classification: 614.4/7083 LOC classification: RJ240 | .C448 2013NLM classification: WS 135Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- Determination of the immunization schedule -- Existing data sources and systems -- Stakeholder concerns related to the safety of the immunization schedule -- Review of scientific findings -- Methodological approaches to studying health outcomes associated with the current immunization schedule: options, feasibility, ethical issues, and priorities -- Conclusions and recommendations.
Summary: "The Childhood Immunization Schedule and Safety: Stakeholder Concerns, Scientific Evidence, and Future Studies reviews scientific findings and stakeholders concerns related to the safety of the recommended childhood immunization schedule. This report also identifies potential research approaches, methodologies and study designs that could inform this question, considering strengths, weaknesses as well as ethical and financial feasibility of each approach. This report draws on data from existing surveillance systems, such as the Vaccine Safety Datalink, could be used and offers the best means for ongoing research efforts regarding the safety of the schedule. In recognition of this, future federal research approaches should: collect and assess evidence regarding public confidence in and concerns about the entire childhood immunization schedule, with the goal to improve communication with health care professionals, and between health care professionals and the public regarding safety; standardize definitions of key elements of the schedule, and relevant health outcomes; establish research priorities on the basis of epidemiological evidence, biological plausibility, and feasibility; and continue to fund and support the Vaccine Safety Datalink project to study the safety of the recommended immunization schedule"-- Publisher's description.
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Introduction -- Determination of the immunization schedule -- Existing data sources and systems -- Stakeholder concerns related to the safety of the immunization schedule -- Review of scientific findings -- Methodological approaches to studying health outcomes associated with the current immunization schedule: options, feasibility, ethical issues, and priorities -- Conclusions and recommendations.

"The Childhood Immunization Schedule and Safety: Stakeholder Concerns, Scientific Evidence, and Future Studies reviews scientific findings and stakeholders concerns related to the safety of the recommended childhood immunization schedule. This report also identifies potential research approaches, methodologies and study designs that could inform this question, considering strengths, weaknesses as well as ethical and financial feasibility of each approach. This report draws on data from existing surveillance systems, such as the Vaccine Safety Datalink, could be used and offers the best means for ongoing research efforts regarding the safety of the schedule. In recognition of this, future federal research approaches should: collect and assess evidence regarding public confidence in and concerns about the entire childhood immunization schedule, with the goal to improve communication with health care professionals, and between health care professionals and the public regarding safety; standardize definitions of key elements of the schedule, and relevant health outcomes; establish research priorities on the basis of epidemiological evidence, biological plausibility, and feasibility; and continue to fund and support the Vaccine Safety Datalink project to study the safety of the recommended immunization schedule"-- Publisher's description.

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