Eczema & Dermatitis - Differential Diagnosis
The sessions presented by Dr Razzaque will cover general dry skin conditions and eczema. The spectrum of dry skin conditions and how this is recognised and best managed in a pharmacy setting features in the first session. Emollient advice and quantities needed are covered as well as triggers for dry skin and when to refer to a GP. Eczema and its differential diagnoses are covered in the second session with emphasis on optimal management with topical steroids and emollient therapy. Quantities needed for topical steroids including using the fingertip unit for an accurate assessment features in the presentation. Complications and referral decisions are included alongside holistic management.