Practice makes perfect - Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
Debbie Painter Senior staff nurse, Emergency department at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust
Nicola Trevillion Staff nurse, Emergency department at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Tracy Snape Paediatric nurse, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
In November 2000, the 11-month-old son of one of the authors developed a small lesion on the left side of his chest, which trebled in size within a few hours. The boy was normally fit and well, although he had recently had an upper respiratory tract viral infection.
Emergency Nurse. 14, 10, 20-21. doi: 10.7748/en2007.03.14.10.20.c4226
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