Published in Hepatitis Weekly, January 29th, 2001
This finding was reported in the December 2000 issue of Clinical Pediatrics by Robert Brayden and colleagues.
Standing orders, the authors explain, can be an effective method of promoting vaccination for neonates, as evidenced by an Australian study which found that a hospital with standing orders for neonatal shots used the hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine 20% more than a hospital without the orders.
The study was designed to evaluate...
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