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Shingles

Steven Pergam, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine
University of Washington

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Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe clinical presentation, laboratory testing, and risk factors for Herpes zoster.
  • Develop a treatment plan for a patient who develops Herpes zoster.
  • Describe best practices for treatment and prevention of Herpes zoster.

[From the Spring 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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The NW GWEC acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land
which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.

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