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Provider dismissal of vaccine-hesitant families: Misguided policy that fails to benefit children.

by on October 7, 2013

SourceHuman Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2013 Sep 6;9(12).

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: September, 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Policy of refusing to accept families who do not vaccinate their children into some health care providers’ practices does not benefit the child or the health of the community and are misguided. In this article clinicians represent the best opportunity to influence the vaccine-hesitant parent. Maintaining a relationship of open communication and trust remains the best strategy for addressing the problem of parental vaccine hesitancy.

Length of publication: 1 page

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