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Immunization of children (General)

  • On Immunityby Eula Biss

    Fitzcarraldo Editions 2014; US$ 11.99

    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 its... more...

  • Betty Bumpersby Anna L. Eblen; Martha Jane Eblen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • 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; Robert W. Frenck; Cynthia Holland Hall

    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$ 91.95 US$ 79.69

    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...

  • Recent Advances in Immunizationby PAHO

    Pan American Health Organization 2006; US$ 22.00

    The book?s chapters attempt to address some of the enormous technical and programmatic challenges some countries must overcome to complete the unfinished agenda. It is primarily intended to assist national immunization managers and their staff, but many other health professionals and other groups will find it useful. Students of schools of public health,... more...

  • MMR and Autismby Michael Fitzpatrick

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    The MMR controversy has been characterized by two one-sided discourses. In the medical world, the weight of opinion is overwhelmingly in favour of MMR. In the public world, the anti-MMR campaign has a much greater influence, centred on the fears of parents that the triple vaccine may cause autism in their children. Both professionals and parents struggle... more...

  • Calling the Shotsby Mary Alexander

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 29.95

    Mixing personal experience with factual research, Alexander examines vaccination and highlights some of the questions she believes should be at the forefront of parents' minds. This book aims to provide parents with the knowledge and curiosity needed to make an informed, confident decision about vaccination. more...