oa Professional Nursing Today - Vaccination catch-ups : part I : vaccinology
|Article Title||Vaccination catch-ups : part I : vaccinology|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||6 - 9|
When a vaccine is registered with the Medicines Control Council (MCC), it is administered according to the recommended intervals that have been evaluated in clinical trials. It is not registered with the anticipation that it willbe used when a patient needs to catch up a vaccination. It often happens that infants are not brought to the clinic at the correct intervals in order to comply with their immunisation schedule.
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