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A practical approach to the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Lavers, I and Courtenay, M (2011) A practical approach to the treatment of acne vulgaris. Nurs Stand, 25 (19). 55-passim.

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This article aims to provide healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to assess, diagnose and treat acne vulgaris. The article discusses the epidemiology and pathogenesis of the condition and uses a case study to highlight common issues. It emphasises the importance of the four pathogenic factors in formulating a management plan for the patient with acne. Treatments are explored in a holistic approach to the nursing care of a patient with acne.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Surrey research (other units)
Authors :
Lavers, I
Date : 12 January 2011
Uncontrolled Keywords : Acne Vulgaris, Adolescent, Algorithms, Androgen Antagonists, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Decision Trees, Drug Prescriptions, Female, Holistic Health, Humans, Nursing Assessment, Patient Education as Topic, Retinoids, Risk Factors, Severity of Illness Index
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 09:28
Last Modified : 24 Jan 2020 16:57

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