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Skin Care

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.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): E02.547.800

MeSH Unique ID: D017592

Entry Terms:

  • Care, Skin

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