Zika virus: What nurses need to know

Amanda Coyle

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Abstract

Local, state, national, and international healthcare organizations are rapidly scaling up their response to the recent Zika virus outbreak. Zika virus is linked to a significant rise in neurologic disorders such as microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Nurses must stay abreast of the evolving body of knowledge surrounding Zika virus infection in order to provide optimal care to their patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-34
Number of pages5
JournalNursing Critical Care
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • microcephaly
  • Zika virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care

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