Skin damage: the personal cost of COVID-19 measures
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Skin damage: the personal cost of COVID-19 measures

Erin Dean Health journalist

Red, cracked skin is not only painful but affects infection control and patient safety. Find out how to limit problems caused by masks, gloves and constant hand cleansing

Almost half of nurses (49%) have experienced trouble with their skin caused by work in the two years since the pandemic began, an exclusive Nursing Standard survey suggests.

Nursing Standard. 37, 5, 51-54. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.5.51.s20

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