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Diagnosing blistering skin conditions

Diagnosing blistering skin conditions



Time to Complete

1 hour


January 26, 2015


January 26, 2015

Programme Description

In this article Dr Elizabeth Ogden identifies a number of different blistering conditions and provides an overview of their management. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include differentiating insect bites, infections, eczema, and other causes of blisters.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Diagnose and manage a number of different blistering conditions
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Elizabeth Ogden
    Associate specialist in dermatology
    Lister Hospital
    East and North Herts NHS Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Haymarket Medical Education
    United Kingdom


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