versión impresa ISSN 1134-928X
BURGOS ARGUIJO, Manuel et al. Nursing care in elderly with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome related to levofloxacin: case approach. Gerokomos [online]. 2010, vol.21, n.3, pp.118-122. ISSN 1134-928X.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a rare dermatological disease with mucocutaneous and systemic involvement, with the mose severe forme of SJS, presenting as a variant of toxic epidermal necrolysis related to a multiple etiology. We report a case of geriatric patient 84 years of age present the syndrome associated with taking levofloxacin. The complexity of care require in an inpatient unit, and the paucity of references in our environment led us to develop this plan of nursing.
Palabras clave : Stevens-Johnson Syndrome; rare disease; geriatric patient; levofloxacin; inpatient unit; nursing care plan.