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A close up view of Pneumococcal disease

Goss, Linda K. MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, CIC, COHN-S

Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000406488.05500.9a
Feature: INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Abstract

Abstract: Pneumococcal disease remains a threat despite an available vaccine. Primary care nurse practitioners must be prepared to prevent as well as treat pneumococcal infections.

Author Information

Linda K. Goss is the director of infection control and vascular access specialist team at the University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY.

The author has disclosed no financial relationships pertaining to this article.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.