An immunization is worth a thousand words

January 1, 2009

In my exam room hangs a poster of diseases that have been significantly reduced through vaccination (eg, chicken pox, measles, polio)...

In my exam room hangs a poster of diseases that have been significantly reduced through vaccination (eg, chicken pox, measles, polio). I tell parents and their child that they can avoid several of these illnesses by getting just one shot. This simple illustration helps reduce anxiety and improve compliance.Bhagwan Bang, MD Opp, Ala.