Shingles

Steven Pergam, MD, MPH

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

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]