Contact dermatitis: types, triggers and treatment strategies
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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

Correspondence

Sandra.lawton@nuh.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review