Practice Alert

Practice Alert

USPSTF round-up

The Task Force now recommends that physicians take steps to prevent perinatal depression and has modified its recommendation on lead screening.

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ACIP vaccination update

Revisions for HepA concern homelessness, HIV, and vaccine catch-up. MenB booster is advised for those still at increased risk 1 year after...

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Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine update

ACIP no longer recommends routine use of PCV13 in immunocompetent adults ≥ 65 years. Three simple statements summarize guidance on intervals to...

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Influenza update

Consider starting vaccination in September or later to avoid waning immunity by the end of the flu season.

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2019 USPSTF update

The latest recommendations include 2 topics previously unaddressed: perinatal depression prevention and EKG screening for atrial fibrillation.

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Hepatitis vaccination update

Immunization rates for hepatitis B are still suboptimal; a new 2-dose vaccine may help turn that around. HepA vaccine is now preferred as post-...

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