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Managing eczema and dermatitis

07 July 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Tissue viability nurses often encounter dermatological conditions but they are not always easy to diagnose and treat

Promoting skin health

24 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone dermatology

This article outlines the nurse’s role in promoting the best methods of maintaining healthy skin. It discusses the key structures of the skin and its functions, the...

Promoting skin health

18 May 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article outlines the nurse’s role in promoting the best methods of maintaining healthy skin. It discusses the key structures of the skin and its functions, the...

Atopic eczema:

01 October 2001

Paediatric Nursing

Service provision

The addition of a paediatric nurse to a dermatology unit proved extremely useful in providing families with practical advice and reassurance. It also meant that...

Atopic eczema: The benefits of specialist nursing

01 October 2001

Paediatric Nursing

General

Atopic eczema is a common problem. In the GP’s surgery, 10-12 per cent of consultations will be related to skin problems and, of those, about 30 per cent are for...

The soft option

24 February 2009

Nursing Standard

General article

A study is recruiting 310 children in hard water areas of England to test anecdotal evidence that water softeners reduce the symptoms of eczema.

Information and support for people with eczema

02 February 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Growing concern at the increase in eczema sufferers, has led the National Eczema Society to collaborate with nurses and skincare specialists to produce information...

Assessing and treating adult patients with eczema

01 July 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

Eczematous conditions are common in all age ranges; this article focuses on conditions that affect adults. The principles of assessment and the use of emollients and...

Collaboration in eczema care: a case study

01 May 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Collaboration, partnership and interagency working are terms frequently employed to highlight the need for providers of services and families to work together to...

Eczema and allergy: how useful is allergy testing?

01 December 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Research

Aim: To determine the value of allergy testing using skin prick tests and specific immunoglobulin E measurements (spIgE) to identify allergies in children with...