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Die edukative Website Dermaguard zur Prävention von Hautkrebs nach Organtransplantation


Bühler, Meret N; Feldmeyer, Laurence; Wüthrich, Rudolf P; French, Lars E; Djamei, Vahid; Serra, Andreas L; Hofbauer, Günther F L (2013). Die edukative Website Dermaguard zur Prävention von Hautkrebs nach Organtransplantation. Praxis, 102(23):1415-1420.

Abstract

Solid organ transplant recipients are highly susceptible to skin cancer. The major driving factors are immunosuppressive medication and ultraviolet light. Appropriate sun protection markedly reduces the development of skin cancer. Skin cancer recognized at an early stage can reliably be cured, and fatal outcomes can be prevented. The aim of this work is to educate organ transplant recipients and health care professionals involved in their care, to increase awareness of skin cancer in this high-risk population and thus to optimize the long-term outcome of patients with skin cancer. Our newly developed website provides free access to various educational materials, including leaflets, presentations and interactive elements using edutainment.

Abstract

Solid organ transplant recipients are highly susceptible to skin cancer. The major driving factors are immunosuppressive medication and ultraviolet light. Appropriate sun protection markedly reduces the development of skin cancer. Skin cancer recognized at an early stage can reliably be cured, and fatal outcomes can be prevented. The aim of this work is to educate organ transplant recipients and health care professionals involved in their care, to increase awareness of skin cancer in this high-risk population and thus to optimize the long-term outcome of patients with skin cancer. Our newly developed website provides free access to various educational materials, including leaflets, presentations and interactive elements using edutainment.

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Other titles:The educational website Dermaguard to prevent the incidence of skin care after transplantation
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Nephrology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2013
Deposited On:13 Feb 2014 15:34
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 17:40
Publisher:Hans Huber
ISSN:1661-8157
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1024/1661-8157/a001477
PubMed ID:24220062

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