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Psoriasis

26 July 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Patients with psoriasis can find the psychological impact of the disease as debilitating as the physical symptoms. Helen Cloote describes the different types of...

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...

Skin care in old age

18 August 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

Older people face many problems in terms of skin care and can suffer from a number of distressing conditions. Annabel Smoker describes the management of the most...

Eczema

05 January 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Eczema is a multifactorial disease that needs a combination of therapies to improve the quality of life for those suffering its symptoms. This article shows how to...

Skin problems in people with obesity

12 May 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To establish the level and type of skin problems in people with obesity and the extent to which they sought advice on their problem. Method A self-report survey...

Psoriasis

01 September 2000

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide an overview of all aspects of psoriasis, its treatment and effects on the quality of life...

Promoting healthy skin in older people

01 October 2001

Learning Disability Practice

Continuing professional development skin care

As people age, natural changes occur in the skin that put older people at risk of poor or compromised skin health.

Psychosocial support needs of adults with melanoma

01 September 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Having recently been appointed as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) with the task of setting up a support service for people living with melanoma, I needed to ensure...

Promoting healthy skin in older people

01 November 2001

Nursing Older People

Continuing Professional development

As people age, natural changes occur in the skin that put older people at risk of poor or compromised skin health.

Care and management of patients with pruritus

23 September 2009

Nursing Older People

CPD

Pruritus is one of the most common skin conditions in older people. People may develop pruritus for many reasons but often it is not possible to diagnose the cause....