Category list : Dermatitis
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Inappropriate use of gloves increases nurses’ risk of nasty skin complaints and may even exacerbate staffing shortages, says new in-depth guidance launched by the Royal College of Nursing.
A drug hailed as a “step change” in the treatment of chronic eczema has initially failed to win approval from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence due to concerns about cost.
Women can safely use antiperspirants during radiation treatment for breast cancer, despite fears to the contrary, according to a US study.
Nurses win honour for ‘unique skin care regime’Subscription
A team of specialist nurses from South Yorkshire has won professional praise for a unique skin care routine that counteracts the effects of skin damage.
A life-threatening side effectSubscription
What is causing these lesions?Subscription
“‘Good bacteria’ key to stopping asthma,” says BBC News.
An Update to a Previous Photo of the WeekSubscription
This patient initially presented with 90% body surface area covered in an unusual rash.
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.