Nursing and Health Care (ISSN: 2573-3877)

Keywords

Vaccines

A biological preparation which provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease is called as vaccine. Vaccines made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins and contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism.

Live-attenuated, inactivated, Subunit, recombinant, polysaccharide, conjugate and toxoid vaccines are different types of vaccines.

Ø  Live-attenuated vaccines are used to protect against yellow fever, chickenpox, smallpox, rotavirus, measles, mumps and rubella.

Ø  Inactivated vaccines are used to protect against Hepatitis A, Flu (shot only), Polio (shot only), and Rabies.

Ø  Subunit, recombinant, polysaccharide, and conjugate vaccines are used for Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) disease, Hepatitis B, HPV (Human papillomavirus), Whooping cough (part of the DTaP combined vaccine), Pneumococcal disease, Meningococcal disease and Shingles.

Ø  Toxoid vaccines are used to protect against Diphtheria and Tetanus.

Nursing and health care journal is a peer reviewed health care Journal, with rapid publication process. It covers the topics such as Nursing care, Patient safety, maternity care and Public health and many more. Nursing and health care journal provides a platform to put forth the ongoing research, reviews, and commentaries on health care. Nursing and health care is a scholarly journal maintaining high standards of dental research articles  with scientific excellence and its editorial board ensures a rapid peer review process. 

Editorial Board

Jhon Smith

Associate Professor

editor
Jhon Smith

Associate Professor

editor
Jhon Smith

Assistant Professor

editor
Jhon Smith

Associate professor

editor