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Chapter 86. Vaccines and Toxoids

What vaccine should a newborn infant receive prior to being discharged from the hospital?

A. Inactivate influenza

B. Hepatitis B

C. Hepatitis A

D. Pertussis

E. Diphtheria and tetanus toxiod

It is October and a pregnant woman who is 27-week gestation comes to the obstetrician’s office for a routine visit. What vaccines should she receive?

A. Inactivated influenza

B. Tetanus, reduced diphtheria, and acellular pertussis

C. Hepatitis B

D. A and B

E. All of the above

What vaccine should the 63-year-old grandmother of a newborn infant receive?

A. Tetanus, reduced diphtheria, and acellular pertussis

B. Zoster vaccine

C. Pneumococcal

D. Meningococcal

E. No vaccines are necessary

A 4 year old is seeing his pediatrician for a routine check-up. He received 4 polio vaccinations in the infant series. Should this child receive another polio vaccination at this visit?

A. Yes

B. No

An 18-year-old sexually active woman is being seen by her health provider before leaving for college. When she was 12 years, she only received meningococcal and Tetanus, reduced diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccines. What vaccinations should she receive during this visit?

A. Human papillomavirus vaccine

B. Meningococcal

C. Tetanus, reduced diphtheria, and acellular pertussis

D. A and B

E. All of the above

A 5-year-old child is being seen by the pediatrician for otitis media; the child is otherwise healthy. Influenza vaccines just arrived in the pediatrician’s office. What recommendation should be made regarding this child receiving influenza vaccine during this visit?

A. Administer live attenuated influenza vaccine

B. Administer inactivated influenza vaccine

C. Do not vaccinate because the child is sick

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