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Dermatology Nursing

News and practice for dermatology nurse specialists



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NICE provisionally backs antibody as add-on treatment for hives

11-Mar-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance recommending omalizumab (Xolair) as an add-on treatment for severe chronic spontaneous episodes of hives.

Focus on handwashing in hospitals has led to rise in staff dermatitis

13-Feb-2015

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.

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“Self-care support in leg ulcer services should be the priority”

“Self-care support in leg ulcer services should be the priority” Subscription Required

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.

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'Let's realise the potential of our practice nurses'

25-May-2015

I wonder if anyone was surprised by the recent news that a group of GP practices have been placed into special measures.

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It is unclear whether a similar effect would occur in humans

Can plucking hairs stimulate new hair growth?

“Plucking hairs ‘can make more grow’,” BBC News reports, while the Daily Mail went as far as saying scientists have found “a cure for baldness”. But before you all reach for your tweezers, this discovery was made in mice, not humans.

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