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Tag: Phototherapy

Phototherapy is a common form of treatment for several skin conditions using ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Choice of the type of phototherapy to use is dependent on several factors such as the patient’s skin disease, skin type, and previous response to treatment. The two most common types of phototherapy are; Narrow-band UVB (NB-UVB) and PUVA (Psoralen + UVA)

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Acute Adverse Events in the Phototherapy Service

Nursing Case Studies

A service evaluation looking at the rate of acute adverse events for narrow-band UVB and Psoralen-UVA phototherapy in the University Hospital of Wales over a 12-month period from March 2018 to Februar...

Last modified: 2nd Jun 2020

Overview of Different Psoriasis Types

Nursing Essays

Psoriasis This research paper is going to introduce the topic of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a disease that affects the skin. This condition causes rashes and scaly patches to form on the skin (© 1996-20...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Efficacy Of Phototherapy In Newborns With Hyperbilirubinemia Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

The belief of the restorative powers of fresh air and sunlight by a nurse in charge of a premature unit in a hospital in Essex, England in 1956 showed the way to the discovery of sunlight as treatment...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Equipment for Cosmetic Dermatology Clinic

Nursing Essays

A cosmetic dermatology clinic differs from the traditional dermatology clinic in terms of the requirement of a wide range of equipment to perform various aesthetic procedures. In the past, the only i...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Analysis of Grafting Techniques

Nursing Essays

Procedure: In this method a split-thickness skin graft is harvested from the donor site, either thigh or buttocks. It is then meshed either manually or in an Ampligreffe or any other suitable meshing...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Hyperbilirubinemia Commonality, Physiology and Diagnosis

Nursing Essays

Hyperbilirubinemia Scholarly Paper Perinatal: Labour, Delivery and Newborn Care  Hyperbilirubinemia or neonatal jaundice is a commonly occurring condition in newbo...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Psoriasis Types, Causes and Treatments

Nursing Essays

 It’s a rainy and perfect day to step outside barefoot. Without thinking about it you run outside and start splashing in the puddles.  The last thing in your mind is the fact that the...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Aspects of jaundice in neonatal babies

Nursing Essays

This essay will explore the pathophysiology, management and psychosocial aspects of jaundice in the paediatric patient, specifically in neonatal babies. Information has been gathered through the use o...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Management of Childhood Psoriasis with Acitretin

Nursing Essays

Abstract: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin which can occur at any age-group. Psoriasis in childhood is not uncommon and has genetic susceptibility but usually an environmental...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020