Affiliation: Nottingham City Hospital
- Skin barrier function and the use of emollients in dermatological nursingSandra Lawton
Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
Br J Nurs 16:712, 714, 716, 718-9. 2007..This article explores the barrier function of the skin, factors which influence skin barrier function and the use of emollients for dry skin and skin conditions...
- Effective use of emollients in infants and young peopleSandra Lawton
Queen s Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham
Nurs Stand 19:44-50; quiz 52, 54. 2004..Nurses need to have a good knowledge of the causes of dry skin, the importance of skin barrier function and the properties and effective use of emollients if they are to help parents and children choose the most suitable product...
- The relationship between technology and changing professional roles in health care: A case-study in teledermatologySandra Lawton
Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Stud Health Technol Inform 122:669-71. 2006..We will discuss the movement in professional boundaries that we observed, how these movements were possible, why they took place, and the role that the technology played in this process...
- Assessing and treating adult patients with eczemaSandra Lawton
Dermatology Department, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham
Nurs Stand 23:49-56; quiz 58, 60. 2009..The principles of assessment and the use of emollients and topical corticosteroids covered in the article apply to the majority of eczematous conditions...
- Practical issues for emollient therapy in dry and itchy skinSandra Lawton
Dermatology Department, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University, Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham
Br J Nurs 18:978-84. 2009..This will restore the skin barrier function, reduce itch and suit the patient...
- Atopic eczema: nurse-led care--2. TreatmentsSandra Lawton
Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham
J Fam Health Care 15:51-4. 2005..The importance of educating the patient on how to use emollients, topical corticosteroids and other treatments is emphasised, particularly in the context of nurse-led eczema clinics...
- Supporting the parents of children with atopic eczemaSandra Lawton
Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Clifton Boulevard, Nottingham, UK
Br J Nurs 14:693-6. 2005..This article focuses on the information needs and the role that support groups can have in relation to caring for children and their families living with atopic eczema...
- Development of a district-wide teledermatology serviceSandra Lawton
Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham
Nurs Times 100:38-41. 2004..The service was led by nurses and a GP with a special interest in dermatology...
- Rebirth of the Queen's Nurse. Interview by Kathy OxtobySandra Lawton
Nurs Times 103:20-1. 2007
- Addressing the skin-care needs of the older personSandra Lawton
Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Br J Community Nurs 12:203-4, 206, 208 passim. 2007....