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Monthly Feature: ClinicalKey Clinical Overview - Immunizations in Adults
Immunization against infectious diseases involves using artificial means to induce, enhance, or provide immune protection from disease.
Immunization is an essential part of routine health maintenance and an integral component of global public health policy.
At the initial visit, review immunization history and assess need for catch-up vaccines; at every interim examination, assess need for boosters or new vaccines based on age, interval change (eg, development of a comorbidity), or development of a contraindication Click here to read ClinicalKey, Clinical Overview of Immunizations in Adults.