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CDC Recommendations for Vaccination of a Patient with Cochlear Implants

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology
Pulmonology

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Description:

A patient with a cochlear implant is at increased risk for pneumococcal meningitis. The CDC has recommended that a patient with a cochlear implant receive adequate pneumococcal vaccination before and after the procedure.

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