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ID (ISN) del documento75721
Número CIS 00-1613
ISSN - Título de la serie 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Año 1999
Número de serie
Autor(es) Kalimo K., Kautiainen H., Niskanen T., Niemi L.
Título "Eczema school" to improve compliance in an occupational dermatology clinic
Información bibliográfica Dec. 1999, Vol.41, No.6, p.315-319. 29 ref.
Resumen From 1990 a trained nurse has been employed at the Department of Dermatology of a leading Finnish hospital to inform patients about skin care, allergen avoidance and skin protection. To find out the possible benefits of this patient education, a questionnaire was sent out to 540 patients who had been diagnosed with an occupational skin disease. 424 patients returned the questionnaire, 252 of whom had been examined before 1990 and 172 later. It appeared that when the diagnosis had been irritant contact dermatitis without allergens found, the prognosis was significantly better among those who had received this "extra education" and none had persistent dermatitis. Patients with contact allergy to metals or synthetic resins had also managed better, as compared to those who had received traditional treatment. Generally, the patients were satisfied with the additional extra information provided by the nurse.
Descriptores (primarios) dermatitis; formación en prevención; servicios dermatológicos; eczema
Descriptores (secundarios) alergenos; substancias irritantes; Finlandia; medicina del trabajo; materias plásticas; alergias cutáneas; encuesta por cuestionario; metales
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFinlandia
Tema(s) Medicina del trabajo, higiene, primeros auxilios
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
OSH training
Occupational health services