Oil on troubled waters: emollients and eczema

Voegeli, David (2010) Oil on troubled waters: emollients and eczema. British Journal of Nursing, 19, (15), 944-944.


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While most of us will have suffered from episodes of dry skin (xerosis) at some stage in our lives, this is usually confined to the occasional mildly annoying episode. However, for others, particularly those with eczema, this forms part of a chronic, very distressing situation that often has a significant impact on their quality of life. Despite the fact that many children and adults have eczema, it is still often considered to be a minor skin condition that children will 'grow out of'. However, an increased research focus towards examining the impact of eczema on the individual has shown that eczema is anything but a minor problem.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0966-0461 (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 162337
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
12 August 2010Published
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2010 08:28
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:28
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/162337

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