This topic reviews the signs and symptoms of shingles and discusses the caregivers’ role in treating and preventing the condition.
- Discuss the relationship between chicken pox and shingles.
- Name at least three risk factors for developing shingles.
- Discuss both the prodromal and active stages of shingles.
- Define postherpetic neuralgia and discuss how it can impact their clients.
- Name at least three ways they can contribute to the treatment plan for clients with shingles.