Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster.

  title={Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster.},
  author={R. Dworkin and R. Johnson and J. Breuer and J. Gnann and M. Levin and M. Backonja and R. Betts and A. Gershon and M. Haanpaa and M. Mckendrick and T. Nurmikko and A. Oaklander and M. Oxman and D. Pavan-Langston and K. L. Petersen and M. Rowbotham and K. Schmader and B. Stacey and S. Tyring and A. J. V. van Wijck and M. Wallace and S. Wassilew and R. Whitley},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={44 Suppl 1},
  • R. Dworkin, R. Johnson, +20 authors R. Whitley
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • The objective of this article is to provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of patients with herpes zoster (HZ) that take into account clinical efficacy, adverse effects, impact on quality of life, and costs of treatment. [...] Key Method Systematic literature reviews, published randomized clinical trials, existing guidelines, and the authors' clinical and research experience relevant to the management of patients with HZ were reviewed at a consensus meeting. The results of controlled trials…Expand Abstract
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