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Psoriasis: a review of present and future management

11 February 1998

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder which affects between 1 and 3 per cent of the population. The condition is characterised by well defined red, scaly lesions...

Managing eczema and dermatitis

07 July 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Tissue viability nurses often encounter dermatological conditions but they are not always easy to diagnose and treat

Promoting skin health

24 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone dermatology

This article outlines the nurse’s role in promoting the best methods of maintaining healthy skin. It discusses the key structures of the skin and its functions, the...

Sun exposure and skin cancer development: nurses’ attitudes

29 May 1996

Nursing Standard

Dermatology nursing

Evaluating a walk-in clinic for detecting skin cancers

26 June 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To evaluate the effectiveness of a walk-in clinic in detecting skin cancers. Method Questionnaires were completed by 283 patients attending the walk-in clinic at...

Promoting skin health

18 May 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article outlines the nurse’s role in promoting the best methods of maintaining healthy skin. It discusses the key structures of the skin and its functions, the...

Open AccessIdentification and treatment of scabies in infants

02 July 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Incidents of scabies are increasing nationally and globally, particularly among certain vulnerable groups. This article examines a rare and unusual case of scabies...

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...

Development of specialist dermatology nurse prescribing

10 July 1996

Nursing Standard

Dermatology

There is a general trend in dermatology towards an increased community-based service which can be viewed as a positive move for a large number of patients. However,...

The management and treatment of eczema

26 July 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical dermatology

This article outlines the principles of the treatment and management of eczema including tide practical aspects of nursing patients with eczema. Awareness of basic...