Influenza Immunization of Adults During Outpatient Pediatric Visits
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests pediatricians may provide influenza immunization to adults accompanying children to outpatient appointments. Analysis of the IBM Watson MarketScan database demonstrated that of 1 546 340 encounters for pediatric influenza immunization in 2016, only 1.5% of encounters with a pediatrician resulted in immunization of an accompanying adult.
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc
Mishra A, Dehority W. Influenza Immunization of Adults During Outpatient Pediatric Visits. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2021 Aug 17;10(7):793-796. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piab038. PMID: 34076238.