Intended for healthcare professionals

Sensitivity and eczema

Sensitivity is a widely used term and in any dialogue with patient or colleague it is important that the word is defined so that all use it in the same context. It is a word commonly used by our patients, in phrases such as: ‘There must be some sensitivity’, ‘What am I sensitive to?’ and, ‘I have a sensitive skin’.
Dermatology in practice 2000; 8(5): 17–20
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