oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Common skin conditions in the elderly : family focus
|Article Title||Common skin conditions in the elderly : family focus|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||Spring 2011|
|Pages||37 - 38|
The skin is an organ that covers the entire surface of the body. It is a protective barrier that prevents internal organs from being damaged by trauma, ultraviolet radiation and infections. The skin also regulates body temperature and can feel pain and pleasant sensations.
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