Just say no to shingles! The zoster vaccine: update for the clinical nurse specialist.

Abstract

Nearly 1 million new cases of shingles occur each year in the United States. The current life time risk for shingles is 25% and believed to be related to age-related decline in cell-mediated immunity. Risk for shingles is expected to rise as the baby boomer generation age and numbers of chronically immunocompromised persons related to chemotherapy or organ… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/NUR.0b013e318235adba

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