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Episode 227: Vaccines – how many pricks do you really need? Part III

In episode 227, James and the Mikes finish off vaccines. We discuss why people do or don’t take vaccines, the evidence around the pneumococcal vaccine, the zoster vaccine and pertussis vaccine. Ironically, one of the Mike’s got the flu a few days after this podcast – life is amazing.

Show notes

1) Pneumococcal Vaccine

Cochrane 2013 – CD000422

CMAJ 2009;180:48-58

Lancet 1998;351:399–403

Cochrane 2010 – CD001390

2) Confusing Confidence intervals

3) Alberta medication costs

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11th Annual PEIP Conference October 21-22, 2022

Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference | October 21 & 22, 2022
Led by the team that brings you Tools for Practice, the Practical Evidence for
Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference brings together clinical leaders to speak on
the latest findings that can affect how you practice.

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