Understanding Attitudes Toward Adolescent Vaccination and the Decision-Making Dynamic Among Adolescents, Parents and Providers

Summary of Research: This 2012 study looks at how dynamics between adolescents, parents, and clinicians affect vaccination acceptance. It also examines different approaches we can use to improve vaccine uptake in the adolescent patient population.

Primary Research: Charitha Gowda, Sarah E. Schaffer and Kevin J. Dombkowski, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-5456, USA; Amanda F. Dempsey, Children’s Outcomes Research Program, University of Colorado Denver, 13199 E. Montview Blvd, Suite 300, Aurora, CO, 80238, USA

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