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infant, pentavalent vaccines, vaccination, vaccine effectiveness, vaccine safety, vaccine schedule



  1. Merchant, Nida RN, MSN
  2. Waldrop, Julee DNP, FNP, PNP, CNE


Abstract: The ever-growing vaccination schedule can cause patients, parents, and nurse practitioners undue concern. Combination vaccines may provide an answer. This integrative review demonstrates that pentavalent vaccines offer adequate immunity, are well tolerated, and safe when compared to vaccines administered separately.