J D Grabenstein
Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Mass immunization programs: principles and standardsJ D Grabenstein
Military Vaccine Agency, US Army Medical Command, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA
Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 304:31-51. 2006..Mass immunization programs need to be conducted ethically, with considerations of benefit versus risk and the need for detailed education of healthcare workers and vaccinees...
- Anthrax vaccine: a reviewJohn D Grabenstein
US Army Medical Command, 5111 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA
Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 23:713-30. 2003..A comprehensive, peer-reviewed evaluation by the National Academy of Sciences affirmed the findings of multiple previous independent panels that found that the US-licensed anthrax vaccine is safe and effective...
- Vaccines: worth paying for the value returnedJohn D Grabenstein
US Army Medical Command, Falls Church, VA 22041 3258, USA
Ann Pharmacother 36:1471-2. 2002
- Attitudinal factors among adult prescription recipients associated with choice of where to be vaccinatedJohn D Grabenstein
U S Army Medical Command, 5111 Leesburg Pike, DASG HCO, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 55:279-84. 2002..Most adult recipients of influenza vaccine returned to sites where they were vaccinated the previous year. Convenience was a major factor in vaccination decisions of adult prescription recipients...
- People vaccinated by pharmacists: descriptive epidemiologyJ D Grabenstein
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 41:46-52. 2001..To describe the demographic, clinical, and attitudinal characteristics of people vaccinated by pharmacists, using a multistate sample of pharmacists and a more extensive set of parameters than previous studies...
- Effect of vaccination by community pharmacists among adult prescription recipientsJ D Grabenstein
US Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
Med Care 39:340-8. 2001..Millions of doses of influenza vaccine are administered each year in the United States at nontraditional sites and by nontraditional vaccine providers. Pharmacists are increasingly becoming vaccine providers...
- Pharmacists as vaccine advocates: roles in community pharmacies, nursing homes, and hospitalsJ D Grabenstein
US Army Medical Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7360, USA
Vaccine 16:1705-10. 1998..People have exceptional access to pharmacist at a wide variety of hours. Pharmacy-based immunization training incorporates safeguards that mimic or exceed quality standards in public-health clinics...
- Status and future of vaccines for adultsJ D Grabenstein
U S Army Medical Department, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7360, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 54:379-87. 1997..Vaccines are available to prevent a growing list of infectious diseases but are underused in adults...
- Should vaccines require a prescription?J D Grabenstein
US Army Medical Department, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
Ann Pharmacother 32:495-500. 1998..To review the rationale for requiring prescriptions to control vaccine access, in contrast to other medications...
- Comparison of clinical presentation of acute myocarditis following smallpox vaccination to acute coronary syndromes in patients <40 years of ageRobert E Eckart
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
Am J Cardiol 95:1252-5. 2005..There was a trend toward earlier elevation of troponin-I and creatine kinase in patients with myocarditis compared with ACS...
- Pandemics, avian influenza A (H5N1), and a strategy for pharmacistsStephen M Ford
Military Vaccine Agency, United States Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Virginia 22041, USA
Pharmacotherapy 26:312-22. 2006..Advances in vaccine research, development, and production through the use of reverse-genetics systems represent the most effective technology to rapidly produce a pandemic influenza vaccine...
- The US smallpox vaccination program: a review of a large modern era smallpox vaccination implementation programGregory A Poland
Mayo Vaccine Research Group, and Department of Medicine, Program in Translational Immunovirology and Biodefense, 611 C Guggenheim Building, 200 First Street, SW, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, MN, USA
Vaccine 23:2078-81. 2005..These results should inform current and future vaccinia vaccination programs and provide a historical rate of complications against which candidate vaccine side-effects can be compared in future clinical trials...
- Patient experience with, and use of, an electronic monitoring system to assess vaccination responsesStuart S Olmsted
Associate Natural Scientist, RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Health Expect 9:110-7. 2006..To evaluate the user experience and acceptability of an electronic patient monitoring system...
- Use of an electronic monitoring system for self-reporting smallpox vaccine reactionsStuart S Olmsted
RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Biosecur Bioterror 3:198-206. 2005..In addition, we report on the time course of events after smallpox vaccination based on the self-reported data and evaluate the validity and reliability of self-reported take information after smallpox vaccination...
- Immunization to protect the US Armed Forces: heritage, current practice, and prospectsJohn D Grabenstein
Military Vaccine Agency, Office of the Surgeon General, US Army, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA
Epidemiol Rev 28:3-26. 2006..Military immunization programs maintain the health of soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen, and coast guardsmen, the resources most critical to military success...
- Analysis of cases reported as generalized vaccinia during the US military smallpox vaccination program, December 2002 to December 2004Felisa S Lewis
Dermatology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 55:23-31. 2006..We evaluated military personnel who developed dermatologic reactions suggestive of generalized vaccinia (GV) after smallpox vaccination...
- The value of immunization for God's peopleJohn D Grabenstein
Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 6:433-42. 2006
- Smallpox vaccination and ischemic coronary events in healthy adultsRobert E Eckart
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, United States
Vaccine 25:8359-64. 2007..7 after adopting pre-vaccination cardiac screening (RR 1.4 [95% CI: 0.8-2.7]). Implementation of pre-vaccination cardiac risk factor screening was not associated with a reduction in cardiac events...
- Assessing the safety of anthrax immunization in US Army aircrew members via physical examinationJill Downing
Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
J Occup Environ Med 49:1079-85. 2007..Anthrax in weaponized form is the bioterrorism agent of most concern. Questions raised about the safety of the anthrax vaccine can be addressed by comparing immunized and unimmunized people in population-based studies...
- Vaccines: countering anthrax: vaccines and immunoglobulinsJohn D Grabenstein
Merck Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, West Point, Pennsylvania 19486 0004, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:129-36. 2008..To treat anthrax infection, passive immunization using a polyclonal or monoclonal antibody product may offer important clinical benefit, especially if the anthrax bacteria are resistant to multiple antibiotics...
- Disability among U.S. Army personnel vaccinated against anthraxSandra I Sulsky
ENVIRON Health Sciences Institute, Amherst, Massachusetts 01004 2424, USA
J Occup Environ Med 46:1065-75. 2004..90 to 1.04. Latency assumptions did not affect results. Anthrax vaccination does not increase risk of disability. This finding may be partially the result of factors influencing selection for vaccination or vaccine tolerance...
- Pregnancy discovered after smallpox vaccination: Is vaccinia immune globulin appropriate?Peter G Napolitano
Department OBGYN, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1863-7. 2004..We review the existing medical literature to access the risks of fetal vaccinia in these pregnancies and the controversy regarding the prophylactic use of vaccinia immune globulin...
- Public and patient concerns in catastrophic circumstancesJohn D Grabenstein
Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program Agency, U S Army Medical Command, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:923-5. 2002
- Analysis of adverse events after anthrax immunization in US Army medical personnelGlenn M Wasserman
Preventive Medicine Department, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
J Occup Environ Med 45:222-33. 2003..Our findings suggest that AVA is relatively reactogenic but do not indicate serious adverse health effects due to immunization...
- US military smallpox vaccination program experienceJohn D Grabenstein
Military Vaccine Agency, US Army Medical Command, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA
JAMA 289:3278-82. 2003..The resumption of smallpox vaccinations raises important questions regarding implementation and safety...
- Myopericarditis following smallpox vaccination among vaccinia-naive US military personnelJeffrey S Halsell
The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
JAMA 289:3283-9. 2003..Although many viruses have been reported to cause myopericarditis, it has been a rare or unrecognized event after vaccination with the currently used strain of vaccinia virus (New York City Board of Health)...
- Using a structured medical note for determining the safety profile of anthrax vaccine for US soldiers in KoreaKenneth Hoffman
Military and Veterans Health Coordinating Board, 20420 0002, Washington, DC 20420 0002, USA
Vaccine 21:4399-409. 2003..Female gender, prior vaccine-associated adverse events, and medication use were significantly related to higher reports of adverse events. All reported immediate consequences resolved...
- Smallpox vaccination and myopericarditis: a clinical reviewDimitri C Cassimatis
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1503-10. 2004....
- Unintended smallpox vaccination of HIV-1-infected individuals in the United States militarySybil A Tasker
Department of Infectious Diseases, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889, USA
Clin Infect Dis 38:1320-2. 2004..13 copies/cm3 (range, 2.54-5.16 copies/cm3). All vaccinees (3 primary and 7 repeat) had a normal, robust reaction without complications. Smallpox vaccine was well-tolerated in this small series of HIV-1-infected military personnel...
- Smallpox vaccines for biodefense: need and feasibilityAndrew W Artenstein
Department of Medicine, Brown University, Memorial Hospital of RI, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
Expert Rev Vaccines 7:1225-37. 2008..This article will review the history of smallpox vaccines, assess the status of newer-generation vaccines and examine the overall risk-versus-benefit profile of smallpox vaccination...
- Ocular complications in the Department of Defense Smallpox Vaccination ProgramGary L Fillmore
Ophthalmology Service, Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Ophthalmology 111:2086-93. 2004..The purpose of this case series was to present an overview of the nature and frequency of ocular complications in the Department of Defense (DoD) Smallpox Vaccination Program...
- Bioterrorism and compulsory vaccination: United States continues vaccinating to keep troops healthyJohn D Grabenstein
BMJ 329:977; author reply 977. 2004
- Myopericarditis following smallpox vaccinationMark K Arness
Army Medical Surveillance Activity, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Epidemiol 160:642-51. 2004..The cases were predominantly male (58/59; 98.3%) and White (51/59; 86.4%), both statistically significant associations (p = 0.0147 and p = 0.05, respectively)...
- Incidence and follow-up of inflammatory cardiac complications after smallpox vaccinationRobert E Eckart
U S Army Medical Command, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234 6200, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 44:201-5. 2004..The purpose of this study was to assess the follow-up of patients with vaccinia-associated myocarditis...
- Immunization 1967-2006: implementation keeping pace with invention?John D Grabenstein
Merck Vaccine Division, WP97 A261, 770 Sumneytown Pike, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
Ann Pharmacother 41:119-20. 2007
- Neurologic adverse events associated with smallpox vaccination in the United States, 2002-2004James J Sejvar
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 294:2744-50. 2005..The reinstatement of smallpox vaccination in the United States in response to possible bioterrorism renewed concerns about vaccine-related adverse neurologic events...
- Where medicine and religion intersectJohn D Grabenstein
Ann Pharmacother 37:1338-9. 2003
- How effectively can health care settings beyond the traditional medical home provide vaccines to adolescents?Stanley J Schaffer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Pediatrics 121:S35-45. 2008..Our goal was to evaluate the capacity of various health care settings to supplement the activities of the traditional medical home by delivering vaccines to adolescents...
- Advantages of standardizing vaccine and antibody nomenclatureJohn D Grabenstein
Scientific Affairs, Merck Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, West Point, PA, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 48:105-7. 2008
- Pharmacist involvement with immunizations: a decade of professional advancementMichael D Hogue
McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:168-79; quiz 179-82. 2006..To review achievements in pharmacist-administered immunizations, emphasizing the period 1995 to 2004...