Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
The Pink Book: Course Textbook
12th Edition Second Printing (May 2012)
Note: Changes were made to the 12th Edition, 2nd Printing in May. See list of changes.
The 12th Edition, Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, "Pink Book" includes updated information on routinely used vaccines and the diseases they prevent! Order your copy today!
The Pink Book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases.
Typical chapters include a description of the disease, pathogenesis, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, medical management, epidemiology, risk factors, trends in the United States, vaccine details, vaccination schedule and use, contraindications and precautions to vaccination, adverse reactions following vaccination, vaccine storage and handling, and reference or publications.
The appendices are a wealth of reference materials including: minimum age and interval table, current and discontinued vaccines, ingredients tables, vaccine administration guide, etc.
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Slide sets for 12th edition second printing
- Consult the summary page for a list of slide sets for the 12th edition second printing.
Summary of changes to 12th edition
- Consult the summary page for a list of changes between 11th and 12th editions.
Errata, Updates, and Clarifications
- Consult the errata, updates & clarifications page to check for errors that have been corrected, information that has changed, or unclear information that has been clarified. (Latest entry 8/30/12.)
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The Pink Book appendices contain a wealth of reference materials including: minimum age and interval table, current and discontinued vaccines, vaccine ingredients tables, foreign vaccine names and terms, vaccine administration guide, etc.
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Note: Each appendix is offered as a full set or in its individual components. Each "full set" appears exactly as in the print version of the book. Individual components may be updated, and are more likely to be current.
Appendix A: Schedules and Recommendations
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Appendix B: Vaccines
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Appendix C: Vaccine Storage and Handling
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Appendix D: Vaccine Administration
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Appendix E: Vaccine Information Statements
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Appendix F: Vaccine Safety
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Appendix G: Data and Statistics
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Appendix H: Immunization Resources
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