Management of digital ulcers related to systemic sclerosis
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Management of digital ulcers related to systemic sclerosis

Sue Brown Clinical nurse specialist in connective tissue diseases, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust, Bath

This article discusses the role of the nurse specialist in the management of patients with systemic sclerosis, focusing on helping patients to deal with the physical, psychological and social effects associated with digital ulcers.

Nursing Standard. 24, 32,53-62. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.04.24.32.53.c7714

Correspondence

Sue.Brown@rnhrd.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review