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IAC Express 2011

Issue number 924: April 12, 2011

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  1. IAC has posted an important correction to its educational piece for healthcare professionals: "Medical Management of Vaccine Reactions in Children and Teens"
 
Abbreviations
AAFP, American Academy of Family Physicians; AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics; ACIP, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; AMA, American Medical Association; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; FDA, Food and Drug Administration; IAC, Immunization Action Coalition; MMWR, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; NCIRD, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; NIVS, National Influenza Vaccine Summit; VIS, Vaccine Information Statement; VPD, vaccine-preventable disease; WHO, World Health Organization.
  
Issue 924: April 12, 2011
1.  IAC has posted an important correction to its educational piece for healthcare professionals: "Medical Management of Vaccine Reactions in Children and Teens"

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) has posted the following important correction to its educational piece for healthcare professionals: "Medical Management of Vaccine Reactions in Children and Teens."

On page 3 of 3, an incorrect epinephrine dose is listed in the table titled "First-Line Treatment, Epinephrine." In the row for infants and children age 5–7 years, 40–56 lb, 18–25.5 kg, the incorrect dose read "0.2–25 mL (or mg)" and now has been corrected to read "0.2–0.25 ml (or mg)."

From April 7 until the afternoon of April 12, the incorrect version was posted on IAC's website. If you downloaded "Medical Management of Vaccine Reactions in Children and Teens" prior to April 13, 2011, be sure to download the updated and corrected version at http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3082a.pdf

IAC thanks Robin Candace, RN, BSN, Compliance Manager, LifeLong West Berkeley Family Practice, Berkeley, California, for notifying us of this significant error.

All errata from IAC are posted at http://www.immunize.org/errata
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