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The management and treatment of acne

01 May 2015

Primary Health Care

CPD

Acne is a common skin condition. Acne lesions are classified by their clinical appearance as comedonal (non-inflamed), papulopustular, nodular and conglobate acne,...

Treatment of acne vulgaris

01 May 2006

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article covers the assessment and diagnosis of acne vulgaris. It explores the strategies for treating mild, moderate and severe acne and recommends appropriate...

A practical approach to the treatment of acne vulgaris

12 January 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to provide healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to assess, diagnose and treat acne vulgaris. The article discusses the...

Acne vulgaris:clinical features, assessment and treatment

05 May 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Acne vulgaris is the most common form of acne. This article outlines the psychological effects of the condition and describes the treatments available. There is also...

The effect of skin conditions on patients’ quality of life

03 November 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Skin conditions can adversely affect many aspects of patients’ lives. The quality of life for people with skin conditions such as psoriasis, atopic eczema and acne...

Acne vulgaris: clinical features, assessment and treatment

29 April 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

Acne vulgaris is the most common form of acne. This article outlines the psychological effects of the condition and describes the treatments available. There is also...

Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an incurable disorder that is associated with ovarian dysfunction. It affects millions of women in the UK. The signs and symptoms...

Acne vulgaris in patients with skin of colour: special considerations

06 June 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

There is a paucity of nursing literature in the UK about the management of skin diseases in patients with skin of colour. Acne vulgaris is a common condition...

Preventing psychological distress in patients with acne

29 January 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Acne is a skin condition that affects people of all ages, although it is most common in adolescents. It is a condition that can be underestimated by healthcare...