Antiviral Medications

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


As the numbers of identified viruses increase, it is expected that one of the classifications of medications receiving a great deal of attention is the antivirals. To understand the difficulty in developing these medications, the nurse must understand some of the basic principles underlying the way viruses develop, multiply, and cause disease. This article discusses some of those principles and presents the medications now available to treat viral diseases.

    loading  Loading Related Articles