Dermatology

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,...

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Will Omicron Be More Contagious Than Delta?

If the first thing you heard about the omicron variant over the holiday weekend was that it is bad news, the second thing was...