Nurses' perceptions of dermatology.

  title={Nurses' perceptions of dermatology.},
  author={M Ruane-Morris and Graham Thompson and Sandra Lawton},
  journal={Professional nurse},
  volume={10 8},
There has been a reduction in the provision of specialist nursing care for dermatology patients. Low-status specialties are at greatest risk of erosion of their services. Lack of understanding results in a specialty being perceived as of low status.