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Measles

A CPD article enhanced Jennifer Preston’s knowledge of measles pathology, management and public health issues

A CPD article enhanced Jennifer Preston’s knowledge of measles pathology, management and public health issues.

Abstract

Before the introduction of measles vaccination, measles was considered an inevitable part of childhood and occurred in 96-98% of children by the age of 18 years. At that time there were approximately 100 reported deaths per year associated with measles in the UK.

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This CPD article is based on NS744 Bentley J et al (2014) Measles: pathology, management and public health issues. Nursing Standard. 28, 38, 51-58.

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