Wash, dry, repeat: Protecting your skin this winter
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Wash, dry, repeat: Protecting your skin this winter

Erin Dean Health journalist

With PPE and COVID-19 infection prevention measures already taking their toll on nurses’ skin, here’s how to cope with the challenges of colder weather

Wearing gloves, masks and visors and constantly washing hands and using alcohol gel during the COVID-19 pandemic can all leave skin sore.

Nursing Standard. 36, 2, 58-59. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.2.58.s20

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