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Stratton K, Ford A, Rusch E, Wright EC, eds.; Institute of Medicine, Committee to Review Adverse Effects of Vaccines. 2012. The adverse effects of vaccines: Evidence and causality. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 865 pp.

Annotation: This report reviews the epidemiological, clinical, and biological evidence related to adverse health events associated with specific vaccines covered by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, including the varicella zoster vaccine, influenza vaccines, the hepatits B vaccine, and the human papillomavirus vaccine, among others. For each possible adverse event, the report reviews peer-reviewed primary studies, summarizes their findings, and evaluates the epidemiological, clinical, and biological evidence. Findings on the safety of vaccines are presented.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-21435-3.

Keywords: Autism, Chicken pox, Human papillomavirus, Influenza, Hepatitis B, Research, Safety, Vaccines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2011. Chickenpox: What you need to know. [Atlanta, GA]: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 podcast (4 min., 26 sec.).

Annotation: This podcast for consumers discusses chicken pox, its symptoms, how it spreads, and how to protect against it. The chicken pox vaccine is discussed, as is shingles, how to protect against it, and the shingles vaccination. Photos of chicken pox and shingles are included.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Chicken pox, Consumer education materials, Prevention, Vaccines

Tennessee Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Health Services Administration, Division of Dental Health Services. 1989. Dental health guide for school nurses. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Department of Health and Environment, 20 pp.

Annotation: This guide is intended to help school nurses address minor oral injuries and other oral health problems. It discusses administering oral first aid; supplies; inflamed or irritated gum tissue; fever blisters, cold sores, and canker sores; toothache; prolonged or recurrent bleeding after an extraction; broken or displaced tooth; traumatic avulsion; possible jaw dislocation or fracture; orthodontic problems and emergencies; objects wedged between teeth; lacerated lip or tongue; and tooth-eruption pain. Eruption and shedding of the primary teeth is also discussed, and eruption tables for primary and permanent teeth are included.

Keywords: Canker sores, Chicken pox, Child health, Fever blisters, Leukemia, Measles, Mumps, Oral cancer, Oral health, Oral health, Oral health care, Vitamin deficiencies


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.