Contact dermatitis: types, triggers and treatment strategies
Sandra Lawton Nurse consultant in dermatology, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham
Melody Gill Patch test auxiliary nurse, Dermatology Department, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham
This article provides an overview of the issues involved in the assessment and management of patients presenting with contact dermatitis. It describes the different types of contact dermatitis, outlines possible triggers and highlights treatment strategies.
Nursing Standard. 23, 34,40-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.04.23.34.40.c6955
Published in print: 29 April 2009Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review