Skin problems and communicable diseases

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Skin problems and communicable diseases

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Anatomy and physiology of the skin - Paediatric thermal injuries - Fluid resuscitation in paediatric thermal injury - Burns: reconstructive surgery - Scabies - Impetigo - Eczema (atopic dermatitis) - Shingles - Acne - Mumps - Measles - Rubella - Chickenpox - Herpes simplex - Fifth disease - Glandular fever (infective mononucleosis) - Scarlet fever - Hand, foot, and mouth disease - MCV - Whooping cough (pertussis) - Ringworm - Threadworm - Head lice - Ammoniacal nappy rash - Candida of the mouth and nappy area - Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Psoriasis - Urticaria (nettle rash or hives) - Clinical skills - Burns dressings - Gluing wounds - Suturing wounds - Wet wrapping with Tubifast

Chapter.  12954 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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