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Using aromatherapy in the management of psoriasis

18 December 1996

Nursing Standard

Complementary therapy

Psoriasis is a chronic, non-infectious, inflammatory skin disease, which may be itchy, uncomfortable and psychologically distressing. People with psoriasis often...

Psoriasis: a review of present and future management

11 February 1998

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder which affects between 1 and 3 per cent of the population. The condition is characterised by well defined red, scaly lesions...

Diagnosis and treatment of adults with scalp psoriasis

26 February 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Psoriasis is a chronic, lifelong skin condition, and scalp psoriasis is a common manifestation of this condition. Scalp psoriasis often requires separate treatment...

Treating severe psoriasis:an update

11 October 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article provides an overview of the common skin condition psoriasis, and the various treatments that are available, which include the newly available biologic...

Treating severe psoriasis: an update

05 October 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of the common skin condition psoriasis, and the various treatments that are available, which include the newly available biologic...

Dry skin conditions: an evidence-based focus on natural oatmeal emollients

01 March 2011

Primary Health Care

CPD

Dry and itchy skin conditions are extremely common in all age groups and can affect up to one quarter of the population. They are uncomfortable and distressing and...

Treatment and management of psoriasis

30 March 2016

Primary Health Care

CPD

Psoriasis is a complex, lifelong condition requiring effective treatment and management. Conventional treatment options have been beneficial and continue to be part...

Surface details

17 May 2011

Nursing Standard

Features

Summary Their physical symptoms can be obvious, but the psychological effects of chronic skin conditions are less well known.

An overview and update of psoriasis

04 May 2011

Nursing Standard

CPD

Psoriasis is a common, chronic skin condition and nurses can expect to encounter patients with psoriasis in both primary and secondary care settings. This article...

The effect of skin conditions on patients’ quality of life

03 November 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Skin conditions can adversely affect many aspects of patients’ lives. The quality of life for people with skin conditions such as psoriasis, atopic eczema and acne...