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The research, which will be published in the journal of Pediatrics, found that 21 percent of physicians “often” or “always” dismiss patients from their practice due to vaccine refusal, although dismissal of patients for this reason is discouraged by the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics).
The AAP encourages pediatricians to communicate better with their parents by educating them on the benefits of vaccinating children, rather than refusing services all together. The Study by University of Colorado School Of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus said that:
“Pediatricians who dismiss families for vaccine refusal are more likely to practice in a private setting, to be from the South, and to be in states without philosophical exemption laws and/or without more difficult exemption policies.” (Like California, the largest state to require that all schoolchildren be vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption.)
Bottom line is that as adults we all have our own beliefs. The medical treatment of children should not suffer because we do not agree with the choices their parents and/or guardians make. We all tend to make better decisions when we are given the proper knowledge and tools to do so, so why should this scenario be any different?
reference to: http://www.parents.com/health/parents-news-now/doctors-are-turning-away-unvaccinated-babies-aap-says/?socsrc=parentsfb_20151105033100