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La vaccination par le pharmacien d\textquoterightofficine : aspects pratiques

Abstract : It appears to be entirely appropriate for pharmacists to administer vaccinations if restricted to a limited number of vaccines and a well-defined set of recipients. Recommended types of vaccines would be inert vaccines with no contraindications, including flu vaccines, booster shots for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio, and HPV vaccines for the prevention of cervical cancer. Recipients targeted for these types of vaccinations would only be adults and adolescents. In addition, pharmacist-administered vaccinations would not be recommended for pregnant women, people with immunodeficiencies, chronic diseases, or cystic fibrosis, people under treatment (anticoagulants) or with known allergies, and haemophiliacs. They would not be recommended either when needed in the context of employment and for traveling abroad. Training is essential to manage the successful implementation of a pharmacist-administered vaccination program (maintaining cold storage, monitoring, space allocation, vaccination administration process, preventive measures, quick recognition and management of anaphylactic chock…).
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J. Freney. La vaccination par le pharmacien d\textquoterightofficine : aspects pratiques. Annales Pharmaceutiques Françaises, 2012, 70 (6), pp.315-322. ⟨10.1016/j.pharma.2012.07.006⟩. ⟨hal-02531840⟩



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