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Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues

Vaccines: History, Science, and Issues
  

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... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781440844430
Published 30 June 2017 by ABC-CLIO
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Davidson, Tish
Series The Story of a Drug
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ISBN-13 9781440844430
ISBN-10 1440844437
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Imprint Greenwood Publishing Group Inc
Publication Date 30 June 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
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
Dewey Code 615.372
Catalogue Code 956937

Description of this Book

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 scientific 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Vaccines is a valuable resource for libraries, doctors' offices, and for anyone wishing to understand the real vaccine story. - ASJA Magazine

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Author's Bio

Tish Davidson, AM, is a medical writer specializing in making technical medical information accessible to a general readership.

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