Do your part to stave off STREP

Schweon, Steven J.; Metulis, Terri J.
October 2005
RN;Oct2005, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p34
Academic Journal
Discusses the nursing and medical management of pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) and its related disease. Diseases caused by S. pneumoniae; Information on pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine; Symptoms of pneumonia, bacteremia, and meningitis; Precautions to take when a patient displays the symptoms pneumococcal infection. INSETS: Quick facts;The PPV vaccine: Your role.


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