Kirschbaum, M, When scabies presents at the pharmacy, Australian Pharmacist, 33, (2) pp. 42-45. ISSN 0728-4632 (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]
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Four-year-old Amy has come into the pharmacy with her mum as she has been complaining of an intense itch on her hands for the past two weeks. She would like something to help relieve the itch.
After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:
- Understand the causes of scabies infection and the difficulties in correctly identifying the condition
- Provide advice on appropriate treatment options and counsel on their use
- Apply methods to prevent the infestation from spreading and reinfecting the patient and their family.
|Item Type:||Professional, Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||scabies, causes, identification, treatment, prevention of infestation|
|Research Division:||Medical and Health Sciences|
|Research Group:||Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences|
|Research Field:||Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice|
|Objective Group:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)|
|Objective Field:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||Kirschbaum, M (Mr Mark Kirschbaum)|
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