• CDC
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Consult
  • Adult Immunization
  • Hepatic Disease
  • Rare Disorders
  • Pediatric Immunization
  • Implementing The Topcon Ocular Telehealth Platform
  • Weight Management
  • Monkeypox
  • Guidelines
  • Men's Health
  • Psychiatry
  • Allergy
  • Nutrition
  • Women's Health
  • Cardiology
  • Substance Use
  • Pediatrics
  • Kidney Disease
  • Genetics
  • Complimentary & Alternative Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Oral Medicine
  • Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
  • Pain
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Geriatrics
  • Infection
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Rheumatology
  • Technology
  • Cancer
  • Nephrology
  • Anemia
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology

4 Top Vaccine Storage Misses

Slideshow

Vaccine temperature excursions can render the products unusable--and leave your practice with the tab. Here are 4 storage errors to avoid.

A survey of Vaccines for Children program providers in 2012 revealed that over a 2-week survey period “vaccines stored by 76% of 45 selected providers were exposed to inappropriate temperatures for at least 5 cumulaive hours during that period.” Images in the report taken during the survey show vaccines that had been exposed to freezing temperatures, some with ice visible on the box. (continued below).

Related Videos
"Vaccination is More of a Marathon than a Sprint"
Vaccines are for Kids, Booster Fatigue, and Other Obstacles to Adult Immunization
Interview with Kelly Moore, MD, MPH, president, chief executive officer, Immunization Action Coalition
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.