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Skin

11 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: Balanitis
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on balanitis, inflammation of the glans (head) of the penis. It includes what it is, why it happens, and advice on prevention and treatment.

Title: Boils and skin infections
Summary: 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?

Title: Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries
Summary: ‘Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries’ raises awareness of the relationship between nutrition and pressure injury prevention and management.

Title: Genital skin care
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides three key general facts for good genital skin care. The fact sheet includes information on the three facts (avoid irritants, protect the skin and keep it dry, and decrease friction or rubbing), some general advice regarding sexual activity, and genital First Aid.

Title: Jaundice in newborn babies
Summary: 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.

Title: Molluscum contagiosum
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on Molluscum Contagiosum, a harmless skin infection caused by a pox virus. The fact sheet outlines what it is, how it’s transmitted, what it looks like, how long lumps take to develop and how it is diagnosed and treated.

Title: Preventing pressure ulcers - information booklet for patients
Summary: 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.

Title: Skin care - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about ways to care for your skin for residents, families and carers.

Title: Skin tears - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about prevention and management of skin tears for residents, families and carers.

Title: Tinea
Summary: 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.

Title: Tuberculosis - positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).

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