• UserPlease login to access the journal content.

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | February 2018

Back to journal

Scalp psoriasis: management and treatment

Scalp psoriasis: management and treatment
Skin Care

Article topics: Dermatology, Psoriasis, scalp, Skin Care, treatments

This fourth article in a seven-part series looks at scalp psoriasis. Managing this condition can be difficult as treatments are often messy, time-consuming or ineffective. The impact of scalp psoriasis can affect several aspects of daily living, notably choice of clothes, intense itching, which can be embarrassing for patient. intense itching, which can be embarrassing for patients. Finding suitable treatments can be life-changing to some. This piece focuses on treatment options, from bland and simple techniques through to the variety of treatments available on prescription. This should enable community nurses to facilitate patients in managing their scalp psoriasis when asked