December 2013

posted Dec 1, 2013, 9:07 AM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Dec 1, 2013, 10:25 AM ]
Shingles Prevention Study. A vaccine to prevent Herpes Zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in older adults. NEJM 2005; 352 (22): 2271-84.

If you would like to read more about Herpes Zoster, take a look at the following NEJM review articles:
  • Kimberlin DW & RJ Whitley. Clinical Therapeutics: Varicella-Zoster vaccine for the prevention of Herpes Zoster. NEJM 2007; 356 (13): 1338-43.
  • Cohen JI. Clinical Practice: Herpes Zoster. NEJM 2013; 369(3): 255-63.