Physiology of the skin.

  • Georgina Casey
  • Published 2002 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…

Abstract

Knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the skin, and its major roles in thermo-regulation, protection, vitamin D metabolism and control of blood pressure can assist nurses in assessment of skin conditions and general physiological disturbances. The protective roles of the skin are emphasised in discussion about skin cancers and the use of transdermal… (More)

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