Identifying conditions on darker skin types
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Identifying conditions on darker skin types

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

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Diagnosis of many skin conditions relies heavily on recognising visual features, which can differ depending on skin tone. But until recently, most medical textbooks and online resources have only depicted presentation on light skin.

Nursing Standard. 36, 12, 54-54. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.12.54.s21

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