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Managing chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives) in primary care

13 September 2018

Nursing Standard

Skin care

Chronic spontaneous urticaria is characterised by the spontaneous appearance of hives or wheals, and/or angioedema, lasting for at least six weeks. The condition may...

Treating severe psoriasis:an update

11 October 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article provides an overview of the common skin condition psoriasis, and the various treatments that are available, which include the newly available biologic...

Psoriasis

26 July 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Patients with psoriasis can find the psychological impact of the disease as debilitating as the physical symptoms. Helen Cloote describes the different types of...

Information and support for people with eczema

02 February 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Growing concern at the increase in eczema sufferers, has led the National Eczema Society to collaborate with nurses and skincare specialists to produce information...

Skin care in old age

18 August 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

Older people face many problems in terms of skin care and can suffer from a number of distressing conditions. Annabel Smoker describes the management of the most...

Eczema

05 January 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Eczema is a multifactorial disease that needs a combination of therapies to improve the quality of life for those suffering its symptoms. This article shows how to...

Treating severe psoriasis: an update

05 October 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of the common skin condition psoriasis, and the various treatments that are available, which include the newly available biologic...

Skin problems in people with obesity

12 May 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To establish the level and type of skin problems in people with obesity and the extent to which they sought advice on their problem. Method A self-report survey...

A guide to emollient therapy

23 February 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Although the benefits of emollient therapy have been widely acknowledged in dermatology treatments (Cork 1997), emollients have tended to be undervalued and...

Psoriasis

01 September 2000

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide an overview of all aspects of psoriasis, its treatment and effects on the quality of life...