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Childhood Vaccinations: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Paediatricians and Factors Associated with Their Confidence in Addressing Parental Concerns, Italy, 2016

Childhood Vaccinations: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Paediatricians and Factors Associated with Their Confidence in Addressing Parental Concerns, Italy, 2016

Author: 
Antonietta Filia
Antonino Bella
Fortunato D'Ancona
Massimo Fabiani
Cristina Giambi
Caterina Rizzo
Lorenza Ferrara
Maria Grazia Pascucci
María Cristina Caballero
Publication Date
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Affiliation: 

Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Filia, Bella, D'Ancona, Fabiani, Giambi, Rizzo, Rota); Regional Epidemiology Unit for Infectious Diseases (SeREMI), ASL (Ferrara); Regional Health Authority, Emilia-Romagna Region (Pascucci)

"The interaction between paediatricians and parents is important in building and maintaining confidence in the vaccination programme and maintaining high levels of vaccination uptake, and paediatricians should be more proactive in initiating the conversation about vaccines with parents rather than waiting for them to raise specific questions or concerns."

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Eurosurveillance. 2019;24(6):pii=1800275. https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.6.1800275. Image credit: Nicolò Campo via Getty Images

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