Looking after your child's skin and treating skin infections

Looking after your child's skin and treating skin infections

A 24 page booklet with information, diagrams and photos about looking after your child's skin and treating skin infections.

Thumbnail image of front page of "Looking after your child's skin and treating skin infections"A 24 page booklet (PDF, 5.9MB) - Looking after your child's skin and treating skin infections. Information including diagrams and photos under the following headings:

  • things that help keep your child's skin healthy
  • what causes skin infections?
  • how to clean infected skin
  • things you could ask your child's doctor or nurse
  • washing and drying hands
  • information about a number of skin conditions (boils, cellulitis, cuts, scratches and grazes, eczema, impetigo, insect bites, ring worm and scabies)
  • how to check skin infections

Source: Ministry of Health and Workbase booklet (PDF, 5.9MB). Looking after your child's skin and treating skin infections.

This page last reviewed 03 June 2016.
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