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Flashcards in Immunizations Deck (16)
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1

Birth

Hep B #1

2

2 months

Hep B #2, DTap, HIb, IPV, PCV

3

4 months

All 2- month immunizations except Hep B

4

6 months

All 2- month immunizations

5

12 month

MMR #1, Hib, PCC, vaticella

6

Tetanus and diphtheria are optional vaccinations;
what is the earliest age they can be given?

2 months

7

What is a booster shot?

An additional dose of vaccination to increase effectiveness

8

What are the side effects of Immunizations?

Low- grade fever, tenderness, swelling at the site, child may become irritable

9

What medication should be given for these effects.

Aspirin

10

When should the meningitis vaccination be given?

Before going to college

11

If an adult woman receives an MMR shot, what should you teach her?

Wait three months before pregnancy

12

How soon can a child get the influenza vaccination?

Not until 6 months

13

Do not give MMR if the client is allergic to ___ or ____

Eggs or Neomycin

14

Do not give the influenza vaccination if the client is allergic to___?

Eggs

15

What is active immunity?

Stimulating the body to produce antibodies by giving a vaccine

16

What is passive immunity?

Antibodies that are formed in another body but passed down for short- term use (e.g., breast milk)

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