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The healthcare provider should provide the vaccine information required to be given with each vaccination to the patient, parent, or guardian.
The healthcare provider should inform the patient, parent, or guardian of the benefits and risks associated with vaccination. For risks associated with vaccination, see ADVERSE REACTIONS.
Patients, parents, and guardians should be instructed to report any serious adverse reactions to their healthcare provider who in turn should report such events to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), 1-800-822-7967.47
47. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System - United States. MMWR 39(41): 730-733, October 19, 1990.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/19/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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