Textbooks, Manuals, and Guidelines
Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases(5th edition, 2011-2012. Updated regularly and last reviewed 2014)
Additional Textbooks and Manuals
- "The Purple Book", The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, 3rd Edition
Published in 2012
Travel and Health 2012
From WHO website. This report provides information on health risks for travelers.
- Vaccination Mandates: The Public Health Imperative & Individual
Rights [23 pages]
Chapter 13 of "Law in Public Health Practice"
(1748 pages, $359.00, 2013©) By S.A. Plotkin, MD; W.A. Orenstein, MD; and P.A. Offit, MD
Guidelines for the Control of Pertussis Outbreaks
As of Feb 2013, there are no plans for updating these guidelines. Originally published in 2000 (amendments made in 2005 and 2006)
Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit(May 2014)
Vaccine Administration Guidelines(from Pink Book)
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
ACIP: Guidance for Vaccine Recommendations in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women(May 2008; last reviewed June 2014)
Guidelines for Vaccinating Pregnant Women(March 2013)
Find the general rules for vaccinating a pregnant woman with a particular vaccine.
Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations(last reviewed: May 2014)
Additional Guides and Guidelines
- Guidelines for Vaccinating Kidney Dialysis Patients and Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease [12 pages] (Document date: Dec 2012; Updated: Feb 2013)
Summary of Recommendations from the ACIP)
- Vaccination of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Recipients (Last updated: Feb 2011; Last reviewed: May 2014)
Excerpt from "General Recommendations on Immunizations" MMWR 2011; 60(RR02):1-60
- The Yellow Book, CDC Health Information for International Travel
- Immunization Program Evaluation Requirement for Immunization Awardees
- Routine Vaccines Across the Life Span, 2005 [2.40MB, 84 pages]
- CoCASA: Users Guide
- AFIX: Standards Guide for Awardees
- National Vaccine Plan Released Feb 2011
Strategies for advancing vaccine research and development, financing, supply, distribution, safety, global cooperation, and informed decision-making among consumers and health care providers.
- Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)
Explains to vaccine recipients both the benefits and risks of a vaccine
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