living well. Immunizations

December 2010
PN;Dec2010, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p51
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The article focuses on health promotion and disease prevention through primary-care services such as immunizations for older persons with spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D). Information on several vaccines including human papillomavirus (HPV), varicella, and zoster are presented. It mentions the importance of receiving influenza vaccine annually especially for people with SCI. Furthermore, it suggests that preventive measures for respiratory complications should be given the utmost priority.


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