The Science Behind Peptides
Plastic Surgical Nursing, June 2012
The majority of the research supporting the use of peptides in the skincare industry surrounds their antiaging properties. They can be used to fight the decrease of certain biomarkers in the skin as we age.
Social Media: Starting Your Journey in the Great Frontier
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, May/June 2012
This article provides a framework for understanding Web 2.0, social media, and networking. Popular social network sites are compared and terminologies are defined. Suggestions for successfully navigating the territory and remaining professional are provided.
Dermatology Dilemmas: Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius): Identifying and managing an infestation
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, June 2012
This article reviews basic information about life cycle and feeding habits of bedbugs and discusses types of bite reactions with suggestions for treatment of bites, how to confirm an infestation, and helpful resources for providers and patients on how to prevent and treat infestations.