News and practice for dermatology nurse specialists
The incidence of dermatitis has increased 4.5 times in healthcare workers following increased hand hygiene as a drive to reduce infections, such as MRSA, has kicked in, claim UK researchers.
Scratching triggers the release of a nerve chemical that intensifies the itch sensation, US scientists have discovered.
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Clear, consistent messages around safe sunlight exposure are a good starting point to ensure people get the vitamin D they need for strong bones
Skin hygiene for patients with bariatric needs
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Venous leg ulcer recurrence is common. Many patients will develop at least three or more leg ulcers during their lifetime, and sometimes will have an ulcer that never heals. They often experience alternating periods of healed ulceration and open ulcers.