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Immunization of children (General)

  • On Immunityby Eula Biss

    Fitzcarraldo Editions 2014; US$ 8.74

    In this bold, fascinating book, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear—fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what may be in your children?s air, food, mattresses, medicines, and vaccines. Reflecting on her own experience as a new mother, Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding our conception of immunity and... more...

  • Impfungen im Kindesalter: Besteht in Deutschland ein effektiver Schutz vor Masern, Mumps und Röteln?by Melanie Behrends

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Das vorliegende Fachbuch untersucht die Bedeutung von Schutzimpfungen im Kindesalter, um zu klären, ob Masern, Mumps und Röteln (MMR) heute noch eine Gefahr für die Bevölkerung in Deutschland darstellen. Im Hinblick auf die momentane Situation in Deutschland, die 1461 Masernfälle aufweist (Stand: 10.08.2011), worunter ein Todesfall zu beklagen ist,... more...

  • Betty Bumpersby Anna L. Eblen; Martha Jane Eblen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 69.99

    Betty Bumpers: Champion of Childhood Immunization and Peace explores the significance of Bumpers? work, situating her story within the context of the history and society of the late twentieth century. Her advocacy highlights social change through connecting and inspiring women, with prominent work in peacemaking, health, and justice. Her personal... more...

  • Vaccine Anxietiesby James Fairhead; Melissa Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    This book explores how parents understand and engage with childhood vaccination in contrasting global contexts. This rapidly advancing and universal technology has sparked dramatic controversy, whether over MMR in the UK or oral polio vaccines in Nigeria. Combining a fresh anthropological perspective with detailed field research, the book examines... more...

  • The Vaccine Bookby Robert W. Sears

    Little, Brown and Company 2011; Not Available

    With the spate of publicity surrounding the possible health risks posed by childhood immunization, parents are no longer simply following doctor's orders and automatically having their children vaccinated. Instead, they are asking questions. The problem is the search for answers only leads parents to conflicting, one-sided information: doctors claim... more...

  • Vaccines and Your Childby Paul A. Offit; Charlotte A. Moser

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    Paul A. Offit, M.D., and Charlotte A. Moser, leading advocates for modern vaccines, answer parents' numerous questions about the underlying science of modern vaccines and the value of childhood immunization, while forthrightly addressing parents' concerns about vaccine safety. In straightforward prose, the authors explain how vaccines work, how they... more...

  • AM:STARs Infectious Diseases and Immunizationsby Paula K. AAP Section on Adolescent Health; Cynthia Holland Hall; Robert W. Frenck

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2010; US$ 59.95

    Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews helps you stay up-to-date in key areas of current clinical practice of adolescent medicine. Topics in Infectious Diseases and Immunizations include: Immunization Update, Sinusitis and Complications, Pneumonia, Pertussis, Influenza, Infectious Mononucleosis & CMV, Viral Hepatitis, Meningitis/Encephalitis,... more...

  • The Parents' Concise Guide to Childhood Vaccinationsby Lauren Md Feder

    Hatherleigh Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    As a physician trained in both standard and holistic medicine?and as a parent herself?Lauren Feder, M.D., presents the facts about vaccinations. If you have chosen to vaccinate your children, she offers both practical medical and natural remedies to avoid possible side effects. If you have chosen not to vaccinate your children, she offers... more...

  • Immunizationby George Kassianos

    Wiley 2008; US$ 88.95

    Immunization: Childhood and Travel Health provides an all-encompassing reference for all those working in primary care, secondary care paediatric wards, immunization centres and travel clinics, as well as medical students and candidates working for higher examinations. The Fourth Edition has been comprehensively updated and the travel section completely... more...

  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Children's Vaccinationsby Stephanie Cave; Deborah Mitchell

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    This is an essential guide for parents about vaccinations. Dr. Stephanie Cave explains their pros and cons and the book provides information to help parents make a knowledgeable, responsible choice about vaccinating their children. more...