Kathryn S Brigham

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Neisseria meningitidis has been recognized as a cause of serious disease for centuries, but changing epidemiology and advances in treatment and prevention strategies mandate that providers be aware of ongoing developments with regard to this infection. Given the high burden of disease in adolescents, it is important for clinicians to be(More)
OBJECTIVE Determine if adolescent immunization rates can be improved by contacting the parents or by contacting both the parents and adolescents. METHODS Thirteen- to 17-year-olds overdue for at least 1 of 3 immunizations were randomized to (1) a control arm (Control), (2) telephone calls to the parent/guardian (Parent Only), or (3) telephone calls to the(More)
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