Physicians should develop the habit of considering, during initial routine and subsequent examinations of persons coming under their primary care, whether a vaccine is needed to establish or maintain universally recommended immunity. Furthermore, the physician should identify specific circumstances that call for special vaccines. Age, occupation, lifestyle, environmental risks, and diseases that compromise host defenses require systematic consideration.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of general internal medicine|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine