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Skin Care Summary

Description: Maintenance of the hygienic state of the skin under optimal conditions of cleanliness and comfort. Effective in skin care are proper washing, bathing, cleansing, and the use of soaps, detergents, oils, etc. In various disease states, therapeutic and protective solutions and ointments are useful. The care of the skin is particularly important in various occupations, in exposure to sunlight, in neonates, and in PRESSURE ULCER.

Also Known As: Care, Skin

Networked: 615 relevant articles (51 outcomes, 63 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Skin Care is Relevant

  1. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 42 results
  2. Acne Vulgaris : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 30 results
  3. Pressure Ulcer (Bedsore) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 72 results
  4. Eczema : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 28 results
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 67 results
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Drugs Related to Skin Care

  1. glycolic acid (glycolate)
  2. Emollients
  3. hydroquinone (Black and White)
  4. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)
  5. kojic acid
  6. azelaic acid (Azelex)
  7. dexpanthenol
  8. Salicylic Acid (2 Hydroxybenzoic Acid)
  9. Metronidazole (Metric)
  10. Carnitine (L-Carnitine)
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Therapies Related to Skin Care

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Catheters
  4. Compression Stockings
  5. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding)
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