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Monday, March 2, 2015

Physicians and Requests to Spread Out Vaccines

At Pediatrics, Allison Kempe and colleagues have an article titled "Physician Response to Parental Requests to Spread Out the Recommended Vaccine Schedule."  From the abstract: "Virtually all providers encounter requests to spread out vaccines in a typical month and, despite concerns, most are agreeing to do so. Providers are using many strategies in response but think few are effective. Evidence-based interventions to increase timely immunization are needed to guide primary care and public health practice."