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Contact dermatitis, a type IV delayed hypersensitivity reaction, is an acute or chronic skin inflammation that results from direct skin contact with chemicals or allergens.
It is crucial for nurses to have the knowledge of the normal anatomy, physiology, and assessments of the integument when providing nursing care for clients with disorders of the skin, hair, and nails. Dive skin-deep with this NCLEX-style exam containing 60 questions all about the Integumentary System and its disorders and diseases.
Contact dermatitis is an inﬂammatory reaction of the skin to physical, chemical, or biologic agents.
Here are four (4) nursing care plans for dermatitis.