Chapter

Nursing patients with dermatology and skin problems

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0012

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with dermatology and skin problems

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Nursing assessment of patients with dermatology and skin needs - Nursing problems - Specific skin and allergy tests - Eczema: causes - Eczema: treatments and care - Psoriasis - Skin infections and infestations - Acne and rosacea - Allergies - Bullous diseases (blistering) - Skin cancer - Nursing advice and support for patients with skin cancer - Pressure ulcers: assessment and prevention - Pressure ulcers: management - Leg ulcers - Patient education for dermatological problems - Discharge and continuing care - Common drugs used for dermatologic conditions

Chapter.  9748 words. 

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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