GIDEON Guide to VaccineseBook - 2015
GIDEON Guide to Vaccines summarizes the status of 68 generic human vaccines. It is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( www.gideononline.com ) which relies on standard textbooks and peer-review journals, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.
The book consists of two sections, vaccines and routine vaccination schedules.
The first section consists of an alphabetical list of generic vaccine names, each divided into the following subsections:Mechanism of action and content Typical dosage for adults and children Timing of booster vaccination Toxicity Contraindications Proprietary (trade) names
The second section presents an alphabetical listing of countries, each followed by its standard routine vaccination schedule.