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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000350837.17691.7f
Features: Clinical Management Extra

The ABCs of Skin Care for Wound Care Clinicians: Dermatitis and Eczema

Woo, Kevin Y. RN, MSc, PhD, ACNP, GNC(C), FAPWCA; Sibbald, R. Gary BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med, Derm), ABIM DABD, FAPWCA

Continued Education
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Abstract

PURPOSE: To provide the wound care practitioner with an overview of the nature and treatment of dermatitis.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.

OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:

1. Describe the pathophysiology of dermatitis.

2. Discuss the characteristics that help to differentiate common types of dermatitis.

3. Identify appropriate treatment strategies for dermatitis.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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