As a parent of an 11 year-old daughter, you would research a lot to be sure if there is any side effect or problem with the Gardasil vaccination. Parents are responsible for their children and must be wary not to blindly follow their doctor 's recommended vaccine schedule. They cannot rely or expect their doctor to know everything. They should do their own research and ask plenty of questions about devastating effects. Although I believe vaccines are central and essential components of public health, there are two kinds of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. The first one is Gardasil, approved in, 2006 and the second one is Cervarix, approved in 2009 by the FDA. Although Gardasil protects against four HPV types (6, 11, 16, and 18), and it is approved for use by females aged 9-26 to help prevent cancer of the vagina, cervix, anal, vulva, also genital warts, there are many reported side effects(KRUSZELNICKI, 2014). According to Gardasil.com, the side effects include pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site, headache, fever, dizziness,
Controlling the spread of infectious diseases through immunization is one of medicine 's most significant accomplishments. Vaccination programs are proven to be a cost-effective means of disease prevention that have saved millions from death. Medical providers play an important role in the promotion of vaccinations; they can promote vaccination by following the standards for Adult Immunization Practice which include a four-step process:
One of the most controversial matters of today is the HPV vaccine. While some individuals view the vaccine as a preventative measure, others view it as the cause of a variety of medical issues, as well as, a free pass to be promiscuous. New York Times’ personal health columnist Jane Brody addresses some of the alleged cons associated with the HPV vaccine in her article “The Underused HPV Vaccine”. Brody’s purpose in writing this article is to inform about the misconceptions about the vaccine and, ultimately, convince the adult readers that it is more beneficial to be vaccinated than harmful. Brody’s appeal to logic, application of ethos, and choice of diction effectively convinces the audience that the HPV vaccine should be utilized to their
Herpes, or Herpes Simplex is a viral infectious disease that results in very dangerous and ridiculous skin infections. The cause of Herpes is the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and the infections are categorized on the basis of the body part infected by them. Herpes is of two basic types, namely Oral Herpes and Genital Herpes. Oral Herpes is the condition when the infection, in the form of blisters is over the face, inside the mouth, and over the scalp, while in case of Genital Herpes infections are over the genitals as well as on the buttocks. Herpes Simplex Virus is broadly divided into two types, namely Herpes Simplex Virus type-1 and Herpes Simplex Virus type-2 (more commonly referred to as HSV-1 and HSV-2). HSV-1 is responsible for most of
The Department of Health website contains many resources to answer questions that parents may have on whether to vaccinate their children, including information about the benefits of vaccination, how one can get vaccinated, and access to webinars and lectures. By giving people in Washington state the opportunity to be informed, the government demonstrates that they are not blindly leading people or forcing them to take actions they are not familiar with. Hendrix points out that communication, especially with those that do not want to vaccinate, is extremely important in highlighting the goals of the immunization requirements. The government website clearly highlights the goals and reasoning behind these requirements, which satisfies the issue of
Stanger-Hall and Hall’s data collected from all U.S. states with sex education laws or policies (N=48) show that abstinence education is positively correlated to teen pregnancy and STI/STD rates (2011). Among these 48 states, 21 states choose abstinence-only education, 7 states put emphasis on abstinence, 11 states cover the idea of abstinence in subject to comprehensive sex education, while the remaining 9 states did not mention abstinence in their education policies (Stanger-Hall & Hall, 2011). Within these four groups, the
Petts and Niemeyer explore the controversy debate on what affects people from not getting their children vaccinated. They did a poll on who gets their children vaccinated and who does not get their children vaccinated. One factor Petts and Niemeyer discuss is why people are second guessing getting vaccinations for their children. The media has presented information, which led to false reports, although parents are acting upon these messages in which change their beliefs in vaccinations. Media has since affected the idea of vaccinations, parents are beginning to look into the vaccinations and predict if they will be mandatory or not for their children.
There are numerous evidences present in the literature to support the usefulness of vaccination for the treatment of viral infections such as Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Small Pox (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2013). A person is given a shot once for these diseases and seldom need another shot. Health agencies are now able to make statement such as the eradication of Small Pox, Polio and Measles (College of Phycisian of Philadelphia, 2015). The efforts toward polio and measles eradication in the Americas have been possible only mainly because there was a very high level of political commitment and collaboration among governments of the region (Knobler, Lederberg, & Pray, 2002).
Some examples are that for the past several years we have heard that polio vaccine lead lymphoma and caused the AIDS epidemic, and the MMR vaccine lead to Crohn’s disease and autism. These theories, however have not bothered themselves with facts, that might be fair in the time of chiropractic’s infancy, but now, in the 20th century it is not acceptable. The lack of true information about vaccination is a struggle to the vaccination policy. A research by Kennedy et al. shows that health professionals consider that girls are empowered to make decisions about the HPV vaccine for themselves, some of them decide not to take the vaccine for the lack of information.
Non-Vaccinated Facts Specific Purpose: to let my classmate know about the 3 main reasons why parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children. Central Idea: The 3 reasons why parents don 't want to vaccinate are a. Vaccines have side effects b. Personal belief c. Religious beliefs.
A source that I could have used to make my research paper stronger is the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID). The NFID gives many reasons to get vaccinated, such as vaccine preventable diseases haven’t gone away, vaccines will help keep you healthy, vaccines are as important to your overall health as diet and exercise, and vaccination can mean the difference between life and death. The NFID gives many logical reasons of why to get vaccinated, this would have helped my essay because this would have backed up my argument. The NFID also gives their recommendations of when and where children should get vaccinated, I believe if parents that are scared to vaccinate their children would read over these recommendations and the FAQs
Many people think they should not get themselves or their children vaccinated because of the side effects that could occur after receiving the vaccination. Side effects such as headache, fever, rash, redness, and tenderness at the site of the injection are all common side effects. However, there are more serious side effects that could require hospitalization, or result in death. According to the CDC, the more serious side effects are rare and there are very few records of them happening. There are others who think they or their children do not need to be vaccinated because of the natural immunity that occurs in one’s body. Some think that because their body is able to fight off a disease, they do not need to get vaccinated. A disease
Vaccines have and always will be a huge topic. There are different reasons why people do become vaccinated, and there are also reasons of why some people do not believe in being vaccinated. As a medical assistant, we need to be respectful to all our patients. We are not to argue with our patients because of something we think they should have done. We can provide the patient with facts about what has been found about certain diseases and if there is a vaccine available for that disease. If a patient refuses to have a vaccine done, they must sign a waiver. It is important that if we are dealing with a patient who has a different opinion than ours, we must not mention anything that could potentially offend or upset our patients. It is our job
If you want to reside on campus at any Florida college or university then you will have to submit proper documentation of your past/present vaccinations. These vaccines should include meningitis, hepatitis B, and MMR. This does not apply to students planning to attend any post-secondary intuition, but lives off campus. They still have to submit vaccination records but it does not include the meningitis vaccine. If more students get vaccinated, then outbreaks on campus will be lower. In this paper I will be discussing the pro side of having vaccinations at post-secondary institutions. This paper will go over why it’s important for college students to be vaccinated.
News Flash! Recent outbreaks of what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) call vaccine-preventable diseases demonstrate the effects of the anti-vaccination movement. “Antivaxxers” as they’ve come to be called, as noticed on this author's Facebook page, are a population of parents who make a conscious decision not to vaccinate their children. The goal of this paper is to shed some light on the Antivaxxers, their arguments for choosing not to vaccinate their children, and research that proves the Antivaxxers’ theories are wrong. After all, vaccines aren’t something to be concerned about, they are proven to be effective.