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A previously healthy 4-year-old child is brought to the physician for a school physical for kindergarten. His mother has brought in his immunization record and reports that received all his immunizations prior to age 2. He has received only a yearly influenza vaccine since age 2. His physical examination is unremarkable. Which of the following immunizations should he be given during this visit?

A. Haemophilus influenza type B #4
B. Pneumococcal #3
C. Inactivated polio #4
D. Measles-mumps-rubella #1
E. Hepatitis B #3

***can we discuss vaccination related facts in this thread especially which can come on ck ?
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No clue.
Does someone has an easy way to remember all this?
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No clue.
Does someone has an easy way to remember all this?
this is from uworld !

i know that 2,4,6 months means primary booster can be remembered as DHIPR [weird mnemonic but okay for short memory] DPT, Hflu,IPV,PCV,Rota. that means ans should be C.
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Should be C. IPV #4

At 4 y/o, he should be getting:
  • DTaP #5
  • IPV #4
  • MMR #2
  • Varicella #2

CDC guidelines for children 0-6 available here
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