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Whether you are a nurse practitioner, registered nurse, or other healthcare provider interested in dermatology and skin care information, take some time to become familiar with the valuable resources found in our clinical updates. More...

 Daily Care for Acne, Hyperpigmentation, Aging, and Sensitive Skin
Plastic Surgical Nursing, December 2013

Choosing the correct daily care regimen for your patients' specific skin condition does not have to become an overwhelming task. Determining which ingredients to include can form the foundation for the successful treatment of each of the most common skin conditions. In turn, you and your patients will achieve quick and long-term success. Although each patient's skin is a unique combination of their environment, lifestyle choices, hereditary background, and current product usage, there are specific ingredients that will help minimize the appearance of the more commonly treated skin conditions: acne, hyperpigmentation, aging, and sensitive skin.

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Sometimes an article or resource related to dermatology and skin care is one that is a definite “must-read!” More...

 Nutrition and Wound Healing: Implications for Practice
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, February 2014

Pressure ulcers are one of the most preventable types of chronic wounds, yet they continue to cause a significant resource burden on the healthcare system. The purpose of this review is to determine if implementing the clinical practice guideline recommendations, according to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, of nutritional support is beneficial in treating and preventing pressure ulcers. 

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The skin is the largest organ of the human body, yet we are able to see dermatologic disorders and skin changes fairly easily. More...

Well, d. (2013). Acne vulgaris: A review of causes and treatment options.  The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, 38(10).

Inflammatory papules, pustules, and cystic lesions of acne often resolve with postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (areas of discoloration) that can last for several weeks to months. Cysts and nodules can result in long-term scarring. 


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