A qualitative study to assess school nurses' views on vaccinating 12-13 year old school girls against human papillomavirus without parental consent
- Why the "No-Brainerâ€ HPV Vaccine Is Being Ignored. Rubin, Rita // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/21/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 15, p1502
The article reports that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is being underutilized in the U.S., focusing on a discussion of possible reasons for it. Topics include the lack of state mandates for HPV vaccination, and comparatively weak recommendations from pediatricians compared to other...
- Texas House bill rescinds HPV mandate. // Edgewood Enterprise (TX);3/22/2007, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p7
The article reports on the Texas House of Representatives' passage of legislation to rescind the governor's mandate that all sixth-grade girls in Texas be required to be vaccinated for the Human Papilloma Virus.
- Rising Anti-Vaccination Attitudes in the United States: A Plea for Paternalism. McLeod, Corinne // Texas Public Health Journal;Fall2014, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses the legal and ethical aspects of the anti-vaccination movement in the U.S. and the advocacy that parents do not have the right to refuse vaccinations for their children against diseases. Topics include the Anti-Vaccination League of America (AVLA), which was founded to...
- A randomised controlled trial to compare opt-in and opt-out parental consent for childhood vaccine safety surveillance using data linkage. Berry, Jesia G.; Ryan, Philip; Gold, Michael S.; Braunack-Mayer, Annette J.; Duszynski, Katherine M. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Nov2012, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p619
Introduction No consent for health and medical research is appropriate when the criteria for a waiver of consent are met, yet some ethics committees and data custodians still require informed consent. Methods A single-blind parallel-group randomised controlled trial: 1129 families of children...
- Of Mouse and Measles. Sharfstein, Joshua M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/21/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 15, p1504
The article discusses vaccine refusal, focusing on a how doctors and communities could respond to the risk posed by large numbers of unvaccinated people. Topics include the 2014 measles outbreak at the Disneyland theme park in California; studies on vaccination refusal that found that educating...
- The uptake of HPV vaccine. // Primary Health Care;Jun2008, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the utilization of HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine in Great Britain. It is stated that schoolgirls aged 12 or 13 years will be offered vaccination. According to research conducted on two primary care trust (PCT) areas, there was an uptake of 70.6 percent for the first...
- Prospective parental consent for autopsy research following sudden unexpected childhood deaths: a successful model. Thayyil, S.; Robertson, N. J.; Scales, A.; Weber, M. A.; Jacques, T. S.; Sebire, N. J.; Taylor, A. M. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;May2009, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p1
An abstract of the article "Prospective parental consent for autopsy research following sudden unexpected childhood deaths: a successful model," by S. Thayyil, N. J. Robertson, A. Scales, and colleagues is presented.
- Covert Operation. Bailey, Sarah Pulliam // Christianity Today;Apr2010, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p15
The article reports that a Planned Parenthood clinic in Alabama was placed by health officials on probation in February 2010 due to the alleged willingness of employees to break parental consent laws.
- Role of the nurse immuniser in implementing and maintaining the National Human Papillomavirus 'Cervical Cancer' vaccine rollout through a school-based program in Victoria. Kent, Helen; Heffernan, Margaret E.; Silvers, Julie; Moore, Elya; Garland, Suzanne M. // Sexual Health (14485028);Sep2010, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p391
The article provides information on a study which examined the strengths and limitations of existing strategies to human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) delivery in schools in Victoria. A background on school-based immunization programs in Australia is offered. Between November 2008 and March 2009,...