10 Tips for Immunization in Practice

Dr. Jerome Greenberg from UCLA has published 10 tips and pearls (based on years of teaching and experience) on immunizations in an out-patient practice:

Flu Shot for Egg-Allergic Patients – What to Do?

The TNF-α biological inhibitors have significantly improved the clinical outcomes of many autoimmune diseases, in particular rheumatoid arthritis. However, the practical uses are limited due to high costs and the risk of anti-drug antibody responses. Attempts to develop anti-TNF-α vaccines have gene…

An effective vaccine against TNF would save patients with RA, PsA, SpA and other inflammatory arthritides a lot of money compared to longterm anti-TNF treatment. But would such vaccines predispose to TB and other infections?