Chapter 19. Managing Children's Skin Conditions

  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer
  1. Elizabeth Barrett MB, BCh, BA, D.Obstet, MRCGP, FPCert GP trainer general practitioner

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch19

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

How to Cite

Barrett, E. (2009) Managing Children's Skin Conditions, in Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (ed K. Moyse), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Health at Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. hospital practitioner in dermatology, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158008

Online ISBN: 9781444322644

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Keywords:

  • Assessing a new patient;
  • Some common skin conditions in children;
  • Tests and investigations;
  • Giving health information;
  • Urticaria and allergies;
  • How to treat childhood eczema;
  • Food or nut allergy;
  • Seborrhoeic eczema (or dermatitis);
  • Estimating correct amounts;
  • Repeat prescriptions of steroids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General advice

  • Some common skin conditions in children

  • How to treat childhood eczema

  • Conclusion

  • References