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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...

Safe and effective application of topical treatments to the skin

19 June 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Skin conditions are common in all age ranges, and can significantly affect an individual’s quality of life. Nurses prescribing or applying topical treatments should...

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...