Diagnosis and Treatment of Hand Dermatitis
Advances in Skin & Wound Care: The Journal for Prevention and Healing, August 2012
Hand dermatitis is a common disorder with different clinical presentations. Contact (irritant and allergic) dermatitis is the most common subtype with atopic dermatitis and dyshidrotic eczema as common differential diagnoses. The exact diagnosis and differential diagnoses (psoriasis, fungal infections) are important for specific investigations and treatment plans.
Dermatology Nursing Around the Globe: Implications and Opportunities for Dermatology Nurses
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, August 2012
As the world changes and more people are traveling internationally, nurses may see dermatological conditions not usually seen in their country or region. With this comes the realization that some of us know little about dermatology nursing in other countries. This article discusses international dermatology nursing, the International Dermatological Society, and the World Congress (an event for international collaboration and sharing of knowledge).
Social Media—Sprint Out of the Gates!
Plastic Surgical Nursing, June 2012
Not having a Twitter account or a Facebook fan page for your employer, or for yourself, is no longer an option if you plan to participate in social media. By creating an account for each and connecting them together, you ensure a "sprint" out of the social media gate versus a slow jog!