By Bernard Bégaud
Written by way of an the world over popular authority within the field,this is the main whole dictionary committed particularly to theterms presently utilized in pharmacoepidemiology. The use ofclear and constant terminology in technological know-how hasn't ever beenmore very important, and this dictionary, which has been translatedfrom the 3rd version of a French unique, has been reworkedto contain feedback made through pharmacoepidemiologistscurrently utilizing present types. It includes revised definitionsfor approximately all proven phrases as well as comprehensivedescriptions of recent phrases and is definitely illustrated with practicalexamples. This outstandingly high quality dictionary will beessential for all these whose paintings is inside or touches uponthis box: regulatory experts, pharmaceutical physicians,lawyers, pharmacists, researchers, evaluators and scholars.
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Recordkeeping Patient records are of vital importance in a medical practice, and maintaining these records, whether paper or electronic, is critical to providing optimal healthcare. Immunization records, specifically, should meet all applicable legal requirements as well as requirements of any specific program, such as VFC, in which the provider participates. These records should be available for inspection by an AFIX or VFC representative and should be easy to interpret by anyone examining the record.
9%. Rates of influenza immunization are also unacceptably low among healthcare workers, an important target population for vaccination. Typically, fewer than 40% of healthcare workers receive influenza vaccine. Improvements in adult immunization rates have tapered off. According to data from the National Health Interview Survey, after a consistent increase in rates during the 1980s and early 1990s, improvements in influenza vaccination rates for adults 65 years of age and older have leveled off since 1997.
School-based, public health, and community-based immunization sites should communicate with primary care personnel through quick and reliable methods such as, telephone, fax, or e-mail. This will become increasingly important as new vaccines for adolescents are added to the immunization schedule and more alternative sites are available for receiving immunizations. 38 Immunization Strategies for Healthcare Practices and Providers Immunization Registries Many recordkeeping tasks, as well as patient reminder/recall activities, can be greatly simplified by participation in a population-based immunization registry, also known as an immunization information system.