Pharmacists: Accessible Immunizers
Published Online: Monday, November 11, 2013
In this video, Stephan Foster, PharmD, FAPha, professor and vice chair for community practice at the University of Tennessee Memphis College of Pharmacy, explains why pharmacists are providing an increasing portion of vaccinations.
Since the introduction of routine rotavirus vaccination in 2006, rates of diarrhea-related hospitalizations in US children have decreased significantly.
The number of measles cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during the first 5 months of 2014 is the highest reported for that period since 1994.
A public hospital in Florida that struggled to control antibiotic-resistant infections for almost 2 decades finally succeeded by sending regular detailed emails to hospital leaders and intensive care unit personnel.