The goal of this program is to inform nurses about Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis so that they can promptly recognize their symptoms and facilitate timely treatment. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Describe the differences between SJS and TEN.
- Identify the signs and symptoms and clinical course of SJS and TEN.
- List the treatment modalities and supportive interventions that maximize recovery from SJS and TEN.