Pharmacists increasingly take on immunization roles for their communities : advocates, facilitators and immunizers.
Between 50 and 94% of people who receive a pharmacist's recommendation to be immunized accept that recommendation.
Over 5 million doses of influenza vaccine per year are administered in pharmacies.
In 25 states, pharmacists are authorized to administer immunizations.
More than 1000 pharmacists were trained to immunize in 1997.
Consultant pharmacists can recommend vaccines in nursing facilities in the course of monthly drug regimen reviews.
People have exceptional access to pharmacist at a wide variety of hours.
Pharmacy-based immunization training incorporates safeguards that mimic or exceed quality standards in public-health clinics.
Mots-clés Pascal : Grippe, Virose, Infection, Pneumococcie, Streptococcie, Bactériose, Homme, Vaccination, Programme sanitaire, Médecine sociale, Pharmacien, Pharmacie officine, Pharmacie hospitalière, Etablissement troisième âge
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Influenza, Viral disease, Infection, Pneumococcal infection, Streptococcal infection, Bacteriosis, Human, Vaccination, Sanitary program, Social medicine, Chemist, Drugstore, Hospital pharmacy, Homes for the aged
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0114216
Code Inist : 002B05A02. Création : 16/11/1999.