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Contents: What is a boil? What is impetigo? How are boils and impetigo treated? How are boils and impetigo spread? How can you stop the spread of boils and impetigo?
27 Jun 2022... Hear from dermatologists from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds on the impact of skin, hair and nail conditions and how to access reliable information, help and support.
14 Nov 2022... This resource answers some commonly asked questions about skin diseases. What is eczema? What is psoriasis? What is rosacea? How can you keep your skin healthy? What causes acne? Who is affected by acne? How is acne treated? What is skin positivity?
Home safety and injury prevention poster on burns & scalds prevention.
A translated booklet that contains detailed information for people assessed as being at a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers. It covers information from what a pressure ulcer is and its stages to emphasising movement, looking after skin and eating a balanced diet.
'Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries' raises awareness of the relationship between nutrition and pressure injury prevention and management.
01 Sep 2018... Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is still present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.
01 Jan 2023... Information for Ukrainian arrivals on how to prevent skin cancer.
01 Aug 2021... Plaque psoriasis affects everyone differently, which is why there are different options you can use alongside topical treatments (creams, ointments, gels, lotions, shampoos and foams). The best treatment for you depends on a number of factors. Together with your health professional, the information in this guide can help you understand the next steps in managing your condition. Plaque psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that affects your skin. While it can’t be cured, it can be well controlled with the right treatment.
01 Aug 2021... Many topical treatments can help control your plaque psoriasis. These include creams, ointments, gels, lotions, shampoos and foams. Find out how to get the most out of these treatments.
01 Dec 2022... Picture cards that explain what to do if your child gets a burn or scald. A burn is an injury to the skin that happens from touching something hot. Scalds are burns from hot liquids or steam. Suitable for 0-18 years.
01 Oct 2020... Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a harmless skin infection caused by a virus and can be passed on by skin-to-skin contact. This fact sheet explains what molluscum contagiosum is, how you can get it, its symptoms, how it is tested and treated, how you can protect yourself and where you can get help.
01 Oct 2021... A translated resource with information about prevention and management of skin tears for residents, families and carers.
01 Jul 2021... Plaque psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that affects your skin. While it can’t be cured, many people with plaque psoriasis find that their symptoms can be well controlled with the right treatment. Methotrexate is a medicine used in low doses to treat plaque psoriasis. Use this action plan to discuss methotrexate with your dermatologist. It can help you understand the benefits and risks, as well as the need for monitoring and checks.
01 Mar 2016... A translated resource with information about ways to care for your skin for residents, families and carers.
Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.
01 Aug 2011... A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
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