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The use of emollient therapy for ageing skin

01 June 2011

Nursing Older People


Skin ageing has intrinsic signs and symptoms, often complicated by extrinsic photo-ageing symptoms and concurrent disease processes. It progresses with age but...

Green with pleasure

08 July 1989

Nursing Standard


I was pleased to see your articles on Green policies within nursing. As a member of the Green Party and a spokesperson on the health service, as [illegible word] as...

Impetigo: aetiology, complications and treatment options

18 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes impetigo, and outlines differential diagnoses, likely complications associated with impetigo and signs and symptoms. Main treatments for...

Using emollients to restore and maintain skin integrity

18 June 2008

Nursing Standard


Emollients are an essential treatment option for the reduction of dry skin conditions and the maintenance of healthy skin. These functions are dependent on complex...

Identifying and treating plantar warts

28 June 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to help health practitioners to identify plantar warts, and to provide information on available treatments. The efficacy of various treatments is...

Atopic eczema in children: clinical guidelines for daily practice

13 October 2008

Primary Health Care


Atopic eczema can have a significant negative impact on the quality of life of the children affected, parents and carers. Community-based health professionals need...