Stepped intervention raises infant immunization rates

08/5/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

Pediatric researchers said using a stepped intervention of reminders, telephone recall and case management could increase immunization rates and preventive care for high-risk urban infants in low-income families. Children in the intervention group had fewer days without immunization coverage during their first 15 months of life and were more likely to have at least five well-child visits, the study in Pediatrics found.

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