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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vaccinations
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vaccinations

by M.D., M.S. Smith M.S.C.E., Michael Joseph, Laurie Bouck
 

This vaccine guide for parents sticks it to the others...

Vaccines usually bring relief, since society no longer has to worry about scourges of the past. But there's been concern that these lifesavers can harm some. Which vaccines are necessary for the common good, and when should they be given? Here is all the information readers need to know about

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This vaccine guide for parents sticks it to the others...

Vaccines usually bring relief, since society no longer has to worry about scourges of the past. But there's been concern that these lifesavers can harm some. Which vaccines are necessary for the common good, and when should they be given? Here is all the information readers need to know about every vaccine, including: how vaccines work; which are required and recommended; which have been challenged; risks of not vaccinating; vaccines for travelers, injuries, and special populations, including seniors.

•Informative, unbiased, straightforward reference for parents

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592579303
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Joseph Smith, M.D., M.S.C.E., is a pediatrician and assistant professor of Pediatrics at University of Louisville School of Medicine. He has done research on media coverage of the MMR-autism controversy and immunization rates. Dr. Smith earned his M.D. at Columbia, received a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases, and earned an M.S. in Clinical Epidemiology. Laurie Bouck is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in Parenting and Pregnancy, patient education materials, and elsewhere.

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