- Adult pneumococcal vaccination: a review of physician and patient barriersTammy A Mieczkowski
Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine TAM, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Vaccine 20:1383-92. 2002..Among patients, there is a lack of awareness among patients of the existence of PPV. Furthermore, a large percentage of patients do not recall being informed about or recommended to receive the vaccine by their physician...
- Understanding physician agreement with varicella immunization guidelinesRichard Kent Zimmerman
Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Prev Med 35:135-42. 2002..Although varicella vaccine was licensed in 1995, immunization rates are only moderate. This study identifies factors associated with physician self-reported likelihood of recommending varicella vaccination to patients...