Failure to immunize children under 5 years: a literature review

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  • Y J Lochhead BA(Hons) RGN RM RHV

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    1. Crewe Health Authority, Crewe, Cheshire, England
      Mrs Y J Lochhead, 2 Rosemary Cottage, old CastleLane, Threapwood Nr Malvas, Cheshire SY 14 7BA, England
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Mrs Y J Lochhead, 2 Rosemary Cottage, old CastleLane, Threapwood Nr Malvas, Cheshire SY 14 7BA, England

Abstract

This paper aims to provide a critical review of the current literature related to immunization default in children under 5 years of age The author has used a health belief model as the framework for analysis, examining each area in detail The principle recommendations for practice are addressed and critically evaluated with a concluding summary of the main points raised and the author's recommendation for practice

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