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Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues

Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues (Hardback)

By Davidson, Tish

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Providing scientifically accurate, detailed, and accessible information to students and general readers, this book presents the history of vaccination; describes the administration, manufacturing, and regulation of vaccines in the United States; and explains the most recent scien...tific findings about vaccination while addressing concerns of those who oppose immunization. * Explains in depth the uses, dosage, adverse events, contraindications, and limitations of every vaccine * Provides a detailed, scientific explanation of the mechanism by which vaccines create immunity * Examines current controversies in vaccine usage and their scientific and social basis * Offers an international perspective on vaccine development and use * Documents the anti-vaccination movement that has existed from the 18th century through today
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ISBN 9781440844430
Released NZ 30 Jun 2017
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Format Hardback
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Series The Story of a Drug
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ISBN-13 9781440844430
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Imprint Greenwood
Released 30 Jun 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Davidson, Tish
Series The Story of a Drug
Category Architecture
Social Law
History Of Medicine
History Of Science
Number of Pages 259
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 615.372
Weight 571g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Vaccines, Vaccines - History
NBS Text Medicine: General
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education