Resources for Healthcare Professionals
Recent research amongst health professionals caring for COVID-19 patients has shown that prolonged wearing of facial protective equipment and extensive handwashing can cause or aggravate existing skin problems*. The use of emollients is therefore recommended*
In order to alleviate your dry skin conditions, our leading Emollient brands Zeroderma® & Cetraben® recommend incorporating emollients in your daily routine. Below are a series of resources for you and your patients to guide you through these challenging times.
How to Look after your hands & Prevent the spread of infections
How to wash your hands and prevent the spread of infections
Face Masks and PPE causing dry skin?
Simple steps to prevent face mask skin problems
In addition we also offer Professionally accredited training resources:
'Dry skin and emollients' - written for pharmacists and accredited by the NPA.
Skintelligence Academy - Module include Complete Emollient Therapy, Eczema Explained, Tissue Viability and Emollients and Older Skin, Managing Psoriasis.
'Virtual dermatology consultations' - a guide for all health professionals on how to get the most out of virtual consultations for you and your patient.
Educational support resources for your patients: guides to
Can be easily accessed by health professionals to distribute to patients.
To access these resources please email: email@example.com
About Zeroderma® and Cetraben®
The Thornton & Ross dermatology brands, Zeroderma®, Cetraben® are delighted to be supporting our Local Communities and the NHS.
Zeroderma® - offers the widest range of cost-effective emollients and barrier creams, with cost savings for the NHS without compromising on quality.
Cetraben® – A range of unique emollient products from a light lotion to a moisture-rich ointment, designed to help manage problematic, dry and eczema-prone skin.
The Zeroderma® range of emollients is designed to moisturise dry skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema. It offers products that are similar in formulation to leading emollient brands but with cost savings to the NHS.
Cetraben® is one of the fastest growing skin care brands in the dry skin market, (IRI dry skin data, 52 weeks ending March 18) designed to help manage problematic, dry, and eczema-prone skin.
[*Yan, 2020, Lan, 2020, Lin 2020] Lin P. et al. Adverse skin reactions among healthcare workers during the Coronavirus Disease 2019. Outbreak: a survey in Wuhan and its surrounding regions. Br J Dermatol 2020. https://doi.org/ 10.1111/bjd.19089. Lan J. et al. Skin damage among healthcare workers managing coronavirus disease-2019. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82(5):1215-1216.
Yan Y. et al. Consensus of Chinese experts on protection of skin and mucous membrane barrier for health-care workers fighting against coronavirus disease 2019, Dermatologic Therapy. 2020;e13310.
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Lin P. et al. Adverse skin reactions among healthcare workers during the Coronavirus Disease 2019. Outbreak: a survey in Wuhan and its surrounding regions. Br J Dermatol 2020. https://doi.org/ 10.1111/bjd.19089. Lan J. et al. Skin damage among healthcare workers managing coronavirus disease-2019. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82(5):1215-1216.