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Management of severe blistering disorders.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11032716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sufferers of the genetically determined blistering skin condition epidermolysis bullosa require specialized management throughout life. This management must begin shortly after birth in order to minimize additional skin damage, some of which may lead to permanent disability. Even the gentle handling practised routinely in neonatal units will result in painful blistering and loss of skin in the severely affected infant. Procedures such as cannulation, screening and monitoring must be modified if unnecessary trauma is to be avoided.
J Denyer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in neonatology : SN     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1084-2756     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Neonatol     Publication Date:  2000 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-18     Completed Date:  2001-01-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606001     Medline TA:  Semin Neonatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2000 Harcourt Publishers Ltd.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, Great Ormond Street, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Epidermolysis Bullosa / therapy*
Infant Care
Infant, Newborn
Patient Transfer
Skin Care

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