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Skin health: Protecting your largest organ

Nurses’ skin is under assault. Continuous handwashing; irritation from personal protective equipment (PPE); and exposure to disinfectants, sterilants, and other chemicals take their toll...

New microscopy technique can be used to study the progression of wound healing

A new microscope developed by researchers at the DSK Center for Optical Molecular Imaging has the ability to track collagen that helps in wound...

Obesity: Skin issues and skinfold management

Nurses can help reduce injury through proactive assessment and early intervention. Takeaways: A common misconception is that adults who are obese can’t experience malnourishment because...

Potential new treatment for atopic dermatitis

Eczema is a common ailment for many people, but a more severe type of eczema not as well-known, atopic dermatitis (AD), may have a...

Take action to solve causes of pressure injuries

Acute-care settings present challenges for PI prevention, but solutions exist By Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM, and Corinne (Cori) Ames BSN, RN,...