National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an observance annually in August that highlights the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. It is very important for patients with some health conditions to be up to date on recommended vaccinations since they are at a higher risk for complications from certain vaccine-preventable diseases.
Any primary care provider has had the following experience. You are advising a vaccination (or another recommendation), and the patient refuses. This exam room experience when I was just starting ...Read more