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Category list : dermatology recommendation

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    Understanding leg ulceration associated with intravenous drug useSubscription

    Clinical21 May, 2018

    People with a history of injecting drug use are at risk of venous disease and leg ulcers, especially if they inject or used to inject into the femoral vein. This article comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it

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    Anatomy and physiology of ageing 11: the skinSubscription

    Clinical27 November, 2017

    The skin performs several key functions that are increasingly impaired in ageing. This article describes skin ageing, its mechanisms and effects, and the essentials of looking after older people’s skin

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    'Leaky legs': strategies for the treatment and management of lower-limb lymphorrhoeaSubscription

    Clinical19 December, 2016

    Lower-limb lymphorrhoea poses medical and practical challenges for patients and nurses, but can be avoided if lower-limb oedema is treated early. This article comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it

  • FIG 4 A Leg before (left) and after treatment for infected venous eczema

    Diagnosing and treating venous eczemaSubscription

    Clinical30 November, 2016

    Older people often experience venous eczema, which can be safely diagnosed, treated and managed by nurses in the community

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    Management of pruritus in palliative careSubscription

    Clinical13 June, 2016

    Some patients nearing the end of life experience severe itching, which can be extremely distressing. The symptom has a number of causes but can be managed

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    Wound management 1: phases of the wound healing processSubscription

    Clinical8 November, 2015

    Understanding how wounds heal enables nurses to apply the appropriate treatment and management techniques at each phase to support the healing process