To provide the wound care practitioner with a review of strategies to diagnose, prevent, and manage herpes zoster.
This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.
After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:
- Identify signs and symptoms of herpes zoster.
- Describe herpes zoster complications and treatment.
- Discuss means of preventing herpes zoster.