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Lynn Pantling Community staff nurse, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

A CPD article enhanced Lynn Pantling’s knowledge of emollients, corticosteroids and other topical medications

I frequently see patients who require treatment for long-term skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema, as well as other conditions such as leg ulcers. It is important that I am aware of the different topical skin formulations available and their safe and effective use.

Nursing Standard. 28, 12, 61-61. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.