Reactivation of Herpes Zoster Nursing Mnemonic (FICA)

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Outline

FICA

  • F-Fetal exposure
  • I-Immunosuppression
  • C-Chickenpox as a child
  • A-Aging

Description

These are common risk factors for reactivation of the varicella zoster virus into herpes zoster (shingles)

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