By: Fran Lowry From Medscape Medical News August 4, 2010 — The majority of pediatricians and family physicians in the United States are offering the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to their older adolescent patients, but fewer are recommending the vaccine to their younger patients (those aged 11 to 12 years) — the age group that […]
This study is currently recruiting participants. Verified by Emory University, February 2010 Official Title Overcoming Barriers to Vaccination With GARDASIL in Underserved Girls and Adolescents Purpose African American adolescent females seeking treatment for STIs are an underserved population at increased risk for HPV infection. While GARDASIL is an effective preventive vaccine, vaccination rates are low. […]
Note from SaneVax: Study on barriers to HPV vaccine uptake. Psychological, financial, perception of need? Could it possibly be adverse events?