Skin Care for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders
Autoimmune diseases frequently have skin involvement, ranging from mild to severe. When skin trauma occurs or wounds or ulcers develop, patients need dressings and medical adhesives that can protect the healing skin and prevent the risk of infection.
This white paper, sponsored by Hy-Tape, begins with an overview of autoimmune diseases and then describes several common disorders in greater detail, with an emphasis on cutaneous manifestations. This guide also discusses the special skin care needs of patients with autoimmune diseases, who often have fragile and compromised skin.
Health care professionals will find this guide helpful as they navigate wound care and dressing selection in their patients with autoimmune disorders.
This white paper contains information on the following topics:
Sponsored by Hy-Tape International