This article on the Zika virus discusses the modes of transmission along with the signs and symptoms of this disease. The ill-effects that the Zika virus has on the infant eye and the adult eye is discussed with fundus photographic examples. Diagnosis and palliative treatments are described in this article. Finally, patient educational information is provided for the ophthalmic team in regard to patients that may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
- Describe the Zika virus.
- Identify effects of the Zika virus on the eye.
- Discuss diagnosis and prevention of Zika infection.
Course Code: ASTX1370
Provided by: ASORN
Instructor: Rolly Coronica, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, CRNO
CEC/NCH Exp: 3/31/2020
Credits: 1 Nurse Contact Hour
Format: Text or PDF