Category list : Dermatology
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People from coalfields communities – ex-miners but also their families – are still affected by occupational-related diseases of the skin and lungs. This article provides an overview of the issue
Assisting patients with personal hygiene is a fundamental part of nursing care and provides an opportunity for nurses to carry out a holistic assessment of their patient
Nurses are being urged to “think twice” before putting on examination gloves to help reduce waste and the risk of skin problems.
This final article in a six-part series on the detrimental effects of prolonged bedrest on body and mind discusses how it affects bones, skin and self-concept
Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic skin condition that has a deep social impact on people diagnosed with it. A literature review explores the impact of social support on their quality of life
Inflammatory skin disorders, such as psoriasis, may directly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study presented this week at a UK endocrinology conference.
After involving a range of stakeholders, NHS Improvement has published new guidance on definition and measurement of pressure ulcers, to reduce disparities in reporting
This article explains when wound cleansing is appropriate and how to select a cleansing solution. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
Severe eczema in adults is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems including heart attack and stroke, according to a major new study involving UK researchers.
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