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The specialist dermatology nurse: providing expert care to patients.

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Summary of "The specialist dermatology nurse: providing expert care to patients."

, Nurse Consultant, Dermatology, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, describes the wide variety of work undertaken by nurses specialising in dermatology.

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Name: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
ISSN: 0966-0461
Pages: 136-138

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