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Providing patients with information on caring for skin

11 November 2008

Nursing Standard

General article

This article examines why healthcare professionals may find it difficult to advise patients about care of chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and acne....

Providing patients with information on caring for skin

05 November 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article examines why healthcare professionals may find it difficult to advise patients about care of chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and acne....

The role of emollients in the care of patients with dry skin

24 October 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Dry skin (xerosis) is a common problem, and ranges from mild dryness through to severe dryness and skin breakdown. The use of emollients continues to be the main...

Effective use of emollients in infants and young people

27 October 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Dry skin conditions are common in infants and young people. Emollients are the mainstay of treatment and play an important role in rehydrating dry skin. Nurses need...

Using emollients to restore and maintain skin integrity

18 June 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

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...

Emollient therapy for dry and inflammatory skin conditions

07 September 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Most nurses will encounter patients with dry skin conditions such as atopic eczema and psoriasis in their everyday practice. Emollients can be beneficial for most...

Role of nurses in promoting the skin health of older people in the community

15 July 2019

Nursing Standard

Skin

Why you should read this article: • To understand the skin changes that occur as part of the ageing process • To recognise the physical and psychosocial effects of...