Nurse-Administered Laser in Dermatology

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Abstract

Nurses have become an essential part of patient care in laser therapy. In dermatology, the potential for helping patients achieve excellent results for individual skin needs is exponential when combined with appropriate technology, evidence-based care, and a competent, conscientious nurse. This article explains how a laser functions, outlines the use of lasers in treating particular dermatologic conditions, provides guidelines for posttreatment care, and discusses the nurse's role in providing laser treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)393-406
Number of pages14
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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