IAP Textbook of Vaccines

by Vipin M Vashishtha, Ajay Kalra

The IAP Textbook of Vaccines provides comprehensive information on the current and future world of vaccines. The book is written by experts in the field and is divided into five sections namely, General Aspects of Vaccination; Licensed Vaccines; Vaccines in Development, New Vaccine Strategies and Vaccines in the Pipeline; Vaccination for Special Groups; and Vaccine Policies, Trials and Regulatory Issues. The book provides details of historical aspects, basic sciences and applied aspects. The section on general aspects includes individual chapters on history, epidemiology and immunology of vaccination, general recommendations on immunization, vaccination schedules and safety; and cold chain and vaccine storage. The section on licensed vaccines provides details of all available vaccines including indications, contraindications, doses, route of administration, side effects, etc. This section is specifically useful for all clinicians providing vaccination. The section on the vaccines under development provides detailed information on all vaccines in pipeline. The section on vaccination for special groups provides information on vaccination in immunocompromised hosts, adolescents and travelers. The section on vaccine policies, trial and regulatory issues provides details of national policies, status of doing clinical trials assessing efficacy of vaccines, ethical issues in immunization, prioritizing vaccination and introduction of new vaccines in the national immunization schedule. In this book information are also provided using tables, line diagrams and also included an abstract for each chapter. This book will be useful for postgraduate students, practicing clinicians, paediatricians, public health persons and policy makers.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vashishtha Vipin M
Mangla Hospital and Research Centre, Shakti Chowk, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India
2. Kalra Ajay Khandari Road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789352709892
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18284
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 892
Book Type Professional


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