Does the technique of administering DPT vaccine affect the frequency of local reactions in immunizations?

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Publication Type thesis
School or College College of Nursing
Department Nursing
Author Richardson, Faye
Title Does the technique of administering DPT vaccine affect the frequency of local reactions in immunizations?
Date 1984-08
Description Most research regarding adverse reactions to diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus (DPT) immunizations has focused on severe systemic reactions. Little information is available relating to the cause, frequency of severity of local reactions (redness, swelling, pain) that occur in the majority of DPT recipients. This study determined that the method of injecting the DPT vaccine intramuscularly decreased the frequency of local reactions. Sixty-eight children receiving their third DPT immunization were enrolled in this single-blind, controlled study. The results indicated that local reaction were significantly reduced (p ? .10) when the DPT vaccine was administered by the z-track method of intramuscular injection with an air bolus following the vaccine using a dry, sterile 1" needle, as compared with other standard intramuscular techniques.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Adverse Effects
Subject MESH Vaccination; Infant; Child; Diphtheria; Pertussis Vaccine
Dissertation Institution University of Utah
Dissertation Name MS
Language eng
Relation is Version of Digital reproduction of "Does the technique of administering DPT vaccine affect the frequency of local reactions in immunizations". Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. Print version of "Does the technique of administering DPT vaccine affect the frequency of local reactions in immunizations". available at J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collection. RJ 25.5 1984 R53.
Rights Management © Faye Richardson.
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Source Original: University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (no longer available
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Date Created 2012-04-24
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69888vm