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CDC issues ACIP's General Recommendations on Immunization

The 2006 revision of the General Recommendations features visual elements, such as diagrams, images, tables. Following are some of the more notable additions: (1) an updated table of contraindications and precautions to commonly used vaccines, (2) images displaying the correct administration site for intramuscular and subcutaneous injections for infants and adults, (3) a table outlining the treatment of anaphylaxis, (4) a table comparing the advantages and disadvantages of various types of thermometers used to monitor vaccine storage temperatures, and much more.