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Journal articles - Occupational and nosocomial skin disease, including effects of gloves, personal protective equipment and hand washing on the skin 

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What is new in occupational allergic contact dermatitis in the year of the COVID pandemic?
Lee EB, Lobl M, Ford A, DeLeo V, Adler BL, Wysong A.
Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2021 Mar 29;21(4):26. doi: 10.1007/s11882-021-01000-3. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11882-021-01000-3

Contact sensitizations to disinfectants containing alcohols or quaternary ammonium compounds are rarely of clinical relevance.
Kreipe K, Forkel S, Heinemann KE, Amschler K, Fuchs T, Geier J, Buhl T.
Contact Dermatitis. 2021 Mar 24. doi: 10.1111/cod.13844. Online ahead of print. Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13844

The significance of pressure injuries and purpura in COVID-19 patients hospitalized at a large urban academic medical center: A retrospective cohort study.
Rrapi R, Chand S, Lo JA, Gabel CK, Song S, Holcomb Z, Iriarte C, Moore K, Shi CR, Song H, Di Xia F, Yanes D, Gandhi R, Triant VA, Kroshinsky D.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Mar 19:S0190-9622(21)00602-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.03.051. Online ahead of print. Cohort study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2021.03.051

Dermatological findings in patients admitting to dermatology clinic after using face masks during Covid-19 pandemia: A new health problem.
Esra İD, Ferit K.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Mar 9:e14934. doi: 10.1111/dth.14934. Online ahead of print. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14934

Facial pressure injuries and the COVID-19 pandemic: skin protection care to enhance staff safety in an acute hospital setting.
Moore Z, McEvoy NL, Avsar P, McEvoy L, Curley G, O'Connor T, Budri A, Nugent L, Walsh S, Bourke F, Patton D.
J Wound Care. 2021 Mar 2;30(3):162-170. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2021.30.3.162. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2021.30.3.162

Health problems and skin damages caused by personal protective equipment: Experience of frontline nurses caring for critical COVID-19 patients in intensive care units.
Jose S, Cyriac MC, Dhandapani M.
Indian J Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb;25(2):134-139. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23713. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23713

Reducing discomfort and irritation related to surgical loop masks in the era of COVID-19: A quality improvement initiative.
Sakya SM, Svoboda RM, Kim Y, Flamm A.
Dermatitis. 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000719. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1097/der.0000000000000719

Changes in skin wrinkles and pores due to long-term mask wear.
Park M, Kim H, Kim S, Lee J, Kim S, Byun JW, Hwang-Bo J, Park KH.
Skin Res Technol. 2021 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/srt.13019. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/srt.13019

Fluctuating palmar erythema in a toddler during COVID-19 pandemic: Do you know the offender?
Panda PK, Sharawat IK.
J Trop Pediatr. 2021 Jan 29;67(1):fmab011. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmab011. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmab011

Chloronychia in healthcare workers in COVID-19 times.
Chiriac AE, Chiriac A, Wollina U.
Skin Appendage Disord. 2021 Jan;7(1):80-81. doi: 10.1159/000511193. Epub 2020 Nov 3. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1159/000511193

Hand dermatitis in the time of COVID-19: A review of occupational irritant contact dermatitis.
Kersh AE, Johansen M, Ojeaga A, de la Feld S.
Dermatitis. 2021 Feb 16. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000721. Online ahead of print. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1097/der.0000000000000721

Association between N95 respirator wearing and device-related pressure injury in the fight against COVID-19: a multicentre cross-sectional survey in China.
Jiang Q, Liu Y, Song S, Wei W, Bai Y.
BMJ Open. 2021 Feb 18;11(2):e041880. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041880. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041880

Koebner phenomenon induced by face mask ear loops.
Chiriac AE, Chiriac A, Wollina U.
Maedica (Bucur). 2020 Dec;15(4):561-562. doi: 10.26574/maedica.2020.15.4.561. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.26574/maedica.2020.15.4.561

Physical and psychological impacts of handwashing and PPE usage in the COVID-19 pandemic: a UK based cross sectional analysis of healthcare workers.
Burns ES, Pathmarajah P, Muralidharan V.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Feb 16:e14885. doi: 10.1111/dth.14885. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14885

"Mask vitiligo" secondary to frictional dermatitis from surgical masks.
Sinha S, Savitha B, Sardana K.
Contact Dermatitis. 2021 Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/cod.13813. Online ahead of print. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13813

Mask-related acne in the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis of Twitter posts and influencers.
Drozdowski R, Gronbeck C, Feng H.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/ced.14608. Online ahead of print. Social media analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14608

The "Maskne" microbiome - pathophysiology and therapeutics.
Teo WL.
Int J Dermatol. 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15425. Online ahead of print. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.15425

The "coloring wipes" phenomenon: a peculiar skin pigmentation induced by ascorbic acid observed during lockdown.
Guglielmo A, Virdi A, Vincenzi C, Zanotti Russo M, Sechi A, Patrizi A, Neri I.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/ced.14606. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14606

Pressure injury prevention in COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Team V, Team L, Jones A, Teede H, Weller CD.
Front Med (Lausanne). 2021 Jan 22;7:558696. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.558696. eCollection 2020. Review & recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.558696

Best-Practices for Preventing Skin Injury Beneath Personal Protective Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Position Paper from the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP).
Padula WV, Cuddigan J, Ruotsi L, Black JM, Brienza D, Capasso V, Cox J, Delmore B, Holden-Mount S, Munoz N, Nie AM, Pittman J, Sonenblum S, Tescher A; National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP).
J Clin Nurs. 2021 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15682. Online ahead of print. Guideline.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15682

COVID-19 related masks increase severity of both acne (Maskne) and rosacea (Mask rosacea): Multi-center, real-life, telemedical, observational prospective study.
Damiani G, Gironi LC, Grada A, Kridin K, Finelli R, Buja A, Bragazzi NL, Pigatto PD, Savoia P.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Feb 3:e14848. doi: 10.1111/dth.14848. Online ahead of print. Prospective observational study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14848

Mask-Induced Koebner phenomenon and its clinical phenotypes: a multicenter, real-life study focusing on 873 dermatological consultations during COVID-19 pandemics.
Damiani G, Gironi LC, Kridin K, Pacifico A, Buja A, Bragazzi NL, Spałkowska M, Pigatto PD, Santus P; Young Dermatologists Italian Network, Savoia P.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Feb 2:e14823. doi: 10.1111/dth.14823. Online ahead of print. Prospective cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14823

What level of photoprotection can be obtained using facial mask? Determining effectiveness using an in vitro method.
Couteau C, Paparis E, Coiffard L.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Feb 1:e14837. doi: 10.1111/dth.14837. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14837

Prolonged use of n95 mask a boon or bane to healthcare workers during covid-19 pandemic.
Kumar Shubhanshu, Singh A.
Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Jan 25:1-4. doi: 10.1007/s12070-021-02396-0. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-021-02396-0

Personal protective equipment related skin reactions in healthcare professionals during COVID-19.
Abiakam N, Worsley P, Jayabal H, Mitchell K, Jones M, Fletcher J, Spratt F, Bader D.
Int Wound J. 2021 Jan 28. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13534. Online ahead of print. Cross-sectional study & survey.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13534

Aquagenic acrokeratoderma due to frequent handwashing during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
Karagün E.
Dermatol Ther. 2021 Jan 23. doi: 10.1111/dth.14796. Online ahead of print. Case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14796

Effectiveness of using hydrocolloid dressing combined with 3M Cavilon No-Sting Barrier Film to prevent facial pressure injury on medical staff in a COVID-19 designated hospital in China: a self-controlled study.
Zhang S, Hu S, Chen H, Jia X.
Ann Palliat Med. 2021 Jan 18:apm-20-1615. doi: 10.21037/apm-20-1615. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-20-1615

Minimal, superficial DNA damage in human skin from filtered far-ultraviolet-C (UV-C).
Hickerson RP, Conneely MJ, Tsutsumi SKH, Wood K, Jackson DN, Ibbotson SH, Eadie E.
Br J Dermatol. 2021 Jan 16. doi: 10.1111/bjd.19816. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19816

Impact of gloves and mask use on epidermal barrier function in health care workers.
Montero-Vilchez T, Martinez-Lopez A, Cuenca-Barrales C, Rodriguez-Tejero A, Molina-Leyva A, Arias-Santiago S.
Dermatitis. 2021 Jan-Feb 01;32(1):57-62. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000682. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1097/der.0000000000000682

Severe contact urticaria, mimicking allergic contact dermatitis, due to a surgical mask worn during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corazza M, Bencivelli D, Zedde P, Monti A, Zampino MR, Borghi A.
Contact Dermatitis. 2021 Jan 4. doi: 10.1111/cod.13768. Online ahead of print. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13768

An overlooked risk for healthcare workers amid COVID-19: Occupational hand eczema.
Celik V, Ozkars MY.
North Clin Istanb. 2020 Nov 18;7(6):527-533. doi: 10.14744/nci.2020.45722. eCollection 2020. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.14744/nci.2020.45722

The prevalence and determinants of hand and face dermatitis during COVID-19 pandemic: A population-based survey.
Alsaidan MS, Abuyassin AH, Alsaeed ZH, Alshmmari SH, Bindaaj TF, Alhababi AA.
Dermatol Res Pract. 2020 Dec 5;2020:6627472. doi: 10.1155/2020/6627472. eCollection 2020. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/6627472

Influence of quarantine mask use on skin characteristics: One of the changes in our life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kim J, Yoo S, Kwon OS, Jeong ET, Lim JM, Park SG.
Skin Res Technol. 2020 Dec 28. doi: 10.1111/srt.12992. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/srt.12992

Changes in compliance and knowledge of infection prevention and control practices following the COVID-19 outbreak: A retrospective study of 197 non-frontline healthcare workers.
Yang L, Alamgir M, Yin X, Wang Q, Cao J, Wang J, Liu H, Li Y, Tao J.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Dec 27:e14713. doi: 10.1111/dth.14713. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14713

Changing gears: Medical gloves in the era of coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Anedda J, Ferreli C, Rongioletti F, Atzori L.
Clin Dermatol. 2020 Nov-Dec;38(6):734-736. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.08.003. Epub 2020 Aug 4. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.08.003

COVID-19 pandemic and the skin: what should dermatologists know?
Darlenski R, Tsankov N.
Clin Dermatol. 2020 Nov-Dec;38(6):785-787. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.03.012. Epub 2020 Mar 24. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.03.012

Introducing special cutaneous "sign" tribute to health care workers managing "SARS-CoV-2" (COVID-19).
Kannangara AP.
Clin Dermatol. 2020 Nov-Dec;38(6):784. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.04.009. Epub 2020 Apr 19. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.04.009

Reply: Introducing special cutaneous "sign" tribute to health care workers managing new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Darlenski R, Tsankov N.
Clin Dermatol. 2020 Nov-Dec;38(6):782-783. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.04.012. Epub 2020 Apr 18. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.04.012

Incidence of occupational contact dermatitis in health care workers: A systematic review.
Larese Filon F, Pesce M, Paulo MS, Loney T, Modenese A, John SM, Kezic S, Macan J.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/jdv.17096. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.17096

Self-reported hand eczema: Assessment of prevalence and risk factors in health care versus non-health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pourani MR, Shahidi Dadras M, Moravvej H, Talebi A, Vahidnezhad H, Robati RM, Dadkhahfar S, Abdollahimajd F.
Dermatitis. 2020 Dec 15;Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000688. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1097/der.0000000000000688

[Hand eczema in COVID-19 outbreak: whether or not to wear gloves?].
Appelen D, Romijn-Bucarciuc D, Stenveld H, Visch MB.
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2020 Nov 5;164:D5252. Dutch. Review / commentary.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33331733/

Self-reported skin sensation [sensitivity?] by people who have experienced containment during COVID-19 pandemic.
Kluger N, Le Floc'h C, Niore M, Delvigne V, Le Dantec G, Taieb C.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2020 Dec 9;13:943-947. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S280310. eCollection 2020. International online survey.
https://doi.org/10.2147/ccid.s280310

Cutaneous adverse effects due to personal protective measures during COVID-19 pandemic: a study of 101 patients.
Mushtaq S, Terzi E, Recalcati S, Salas-Alanis JC, Amin S, Faizi N.
Int J Dermatol. 2020 Dec 15. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15354. Online ahead of print. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.15354

The correlation analysis between the appearance anxiety and personality traits of the medical staff on nasal and facial pressure ulcers during the novel coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak.
Kong X, Cao Y, Luo X, He L.
Nurs Open. 2020 Sep 13;8(1):147-155. doi: 10.1002/nop2.613. eCollection 2021 Jan. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.613

Flare-up of rosacea due to face mask in healthcare workers during COVID-19.
Chiriac AE, Wollina U, Azoicai D.
Maedica (Bucur). 2020 Sep;15(3):416-417. doi: 10.26574/maedica.2020.15.3.416. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.26574/maedica.2020.15.3.416

Personal protective equipment (PPE) in COVID 19 pandemic: Related symptoms and adverse reactions in healthcare workers and general population.
Battista RA, Ferraro M, Piccioni LO, Malzanni GE, Bussi M.
J Occup Environ Med. 2020 Dec 3. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002100. Online ahead of print. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1097/jom.0000000000002100

Increased prevalence of face mask-induced itch in health care workers.
Krajewski PK, Matusiak Ł, Szepietowska M, Białynicki-Birula R, Szepietowski JC.
Biology (Basel). 2020 Dec 7;9(12):E451. doi: 10.3390/biology9120451. Survey.
https://doi.org/10.3390/biology9120451

Evaluation of hand hygiene and onset of hand eczema after the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 in Munich.
Kendziora B, Guertler A, Ständer L, Frey S, French LE, Wollenberg A, Reinholz M.
Eur J Dermatol. 2020 Dec 8. doi: 10.1684/ejd.2020.3923. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2020.3923

Facial personal protective equipment: Materials, resterilization methods, and management of occupation-related dermatoses.
Yu J, Goldminz A, Chisolm S, Jacob SE, Zippin JH, Wu PA, Hylwa S, Dunnick CA, Chen JK, Reeder M, Honari G, Atwater AR.
Dermatitis. 2020 Dec 1. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000699. Online ahead of print. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1097/der.0000000000000699

Impact of enhanced personal protective equipment on the physical and mental well-being of healthcare workers during COVID-19.
Swaminathan R, Mukundadura BP, Prasad S.
Postgrad Med J. 2020 Dec 3:postgradmedj-2020-139150. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139150. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139150

The Goldman-Fox syndrome: Treating and preventing green Pseudomonas nails in the era of COVID-19.
Schwartz RA, Kapila R.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Dec 3:e14624. doi: 10.1111/dth.14624. Online ahead of print. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14624

Skin and eye protection against ultraviolet C from ultraviolet germicidal irradiation devices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lyons AB, Narla S, Torres AE, Parks-Miller A, Kohli I, Ozog DM, Lim HW, Hamzavi IH.
Int J Dermatol. 2020 Dec 1. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15255. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.15255

Community knowledge about the use, reuse, disinfection and disposal of masks and filtering facepiece respirators: Results of a study conducted in a dermatology clinic at the University of Naples in Italy.
Scalvenzi M, Villani A, Ruggiero A.
J Community Health. 2020 Nov 30. doi: 10.1007/s10900-020-00952-3. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-020-00952-3

Difficulties encountered while using PPE kits and how to overcome them: An Indian perspective.
Agarwal A, Agarwal S, Motiani P.
Cureus. 2020 Nov 23;12(11):e11652. doi: 10.7759/cureus.11652. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.11652

Prevención de lesiones cutáneas causadas por productos y equipos de protección personal durante COVID-19: revisión de alcance.
da Silva Brandão E, Mandelbaum MHSA, Faria da Silva L, Reis BL, Tonole R.
J Wound Care. 2020 Nov 1;29(LatAm sup 3):6-12. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2020.29.LatAm_sup_3.6. Spanish. Review.
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2020.29.latam_sup_3.6

Identifying and addressing 'Maskne' in clinical practice.
Searle T, Ali FR, Al-Niaimi F.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Nov 26:e14589. doi: 10.1111/dth.14589. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14589

Contact dermatitis from hand hygiene practices in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tan SW, Oh CC.
Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Sep;49(9):674-676. Commentary.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33241256/

Dermatological manifestation due to preventive measures used during COVID-19 pandemic.
Agrawal S, Jaiswal S, Mishra DB, Rathi S.
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2020 Sep 19;11(5):838-841. doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_343_20. eCollection 2020 Sep-Oct. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.4103/idoj.idoj_343_20

Adverse skin reactions following different types of mask usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chaiyabutr C, Sukakul T, Pruksaeakanan C, Thumrongtharadol Waranya Boonchai J.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Nov 21. doi: 10.1111/jdv.17039. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.17039

Prophylactic dressings in the prevention of pressure ulcer related to the use of personal protective equipment by health professionals facing the Covid-19 pandemic: a randomized clinical trial.
Gasparino RC, Lima MHM, Oliveira-Kumakura ARS, da Silva VA, Meszaros MJ, Antunes IR.
Wound Repair Regen. 2020 Nov 20. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12877. Online ahead of print. Randomized two-arm clinical trial.
https://doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12877

Effect of face mask on skin characteristics changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Park SR, Han J, Yeon YM, Kang NY, Kim E.
Skin Res Technol. 2020 Nov 20. doi: 10.1111/srt.12983. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/srt.12983

Occupational-related contact dermatitis: Prevalence and risk factors among healthcare workers in the Al'Qassim region, Saudi Arabia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alluhayyan OB, Alshahri BK, Farhat AM, Alsugair S, Siddiqui JJ, Alghabawy K, AlQefari GB, Alolayan WO, Abu Hashem IA.
Cureus. 2020 Oct 15;12(10):e10975. doi: 10.7759/cureus.10975. Cross-sectional study / survey.
https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.10975

Symptoms associated with personal protective equipment among frontline healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Çağlar A, Kaçer İ, Hacımustafaoğlu M, Öztürk B, Öztürk K.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2020 Nov 19:1-15. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2020.455. Online ahead of print. Cross-sectional study / survey.
https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2020.455

Use of thin dressings under N95 respirators: Exploring their effect on quantitative fit testing results to guide hospital practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guschel S, Chmiel K, Rosenstein J.
Wound Manag Prev. 2020 Nov;66(11):13-17. Report.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33206625/

Prophylactic dressings for maintaining skin integrity of healthcare workers when using N95 respirators while preventing contamination due to the novel coronavirus: A quality improvement project.
Pacis M, Azor-Ocampo A, Burnett E, Tanasapphaisal C, Coleman B.
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2020 Nov/Dec;47(6):551-557. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000713. Report.
https://doi.org/10.1097/won.0000000000000713

COVID-19: Eco-friendly hand hygiene for human and environmental safety.
Daverey A, Dutta K.
J Environ Chem Eng. 2020 Nov 11:104754. doi: 10.1016/j.jece.2020.104754. Online ahead of print. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2020.104754

Determination of the effect of prophylactic dressing on the prevention of skin injuries associated with personal protective equipments in health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic.
Yıldız A, Karadağ A, Yıldız A, Çakar V.
J Tissue Viability. 2020 Nov 1:S0965-206X(20)30125-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2020.10.005. Online ahead of print. Observational study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2020.10.005

Lack of knowledge about surgical smoke, masks, and respirators among US dermatology residents and fellows in the era of COVID-19.
Chow M, Brian Jiang SI.
Cutis. 2020 Oct;106(4):190;212. doi: 10.12788/cutis.0091. Survey & commentary.
https://doi.org/10.12788/cutis.0091

Revisiting handwashing - As it is absolutely essential.
Litchman GL, Marson JW, Bhatia N, Berman B.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2020 Nov 1;19(11):1127-1129. doi: 10.36849/JDD.2020.5557. Review.
https://jddonline.com/revisiting-handwashing-as-it-is-absolutely-essential

Contact dermatitis due to masks and respirators during COVID-19 pandemic: what we should know and what we should do.
Di Altobrando A, La Placa M, Neri I, Piraccini BM, Vincenzi C.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Nov 11. doi: 10.1111/dth.14528. Online ahead of print. Review & recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14528

Reply "Addition of a sixth step in hand hygiene protocol: moisturization".
Jindal R, Pandhi D.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Oct 24:S0190-9622(20)32871-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.10.059. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.10.059

Occupational dermatoses during the Covid-19 pandemic: a multicentre audit in the UK and Ireland.
O'Neill H, Narang I, Buckley DA, Phillips TA, Bertram CG, Bleiker TO, Chowdhury MMU, Cooper SM, Abdul Ghaffar S, Johnston GA, Kiely LF, Sansom JE, Stone N, Thompson DA, Banerjee P.
Br J Dermatol. 2020 Oct 28. doi: 10.1111/bjd.19632. Online ahead of print. Multicentre prospective audit.
https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19632

COVID-19: pressure ulcers, pain and the cytokine storm.
Gefen A, Ousey K.
J Wound Care. 2020 Oct 2;29(10):540-542. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2020.29.10.540. Review.
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2020.29.10.540

COVID-19: An overview for dermatologists.
Sanghvi AR.
Int J Dermatol. 2020 Oct 27. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15257. Online ahead of print. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.15257

Problems encountered by nurses due to the use of personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic: Results of a survey.
Atay S, Cura ŞÜ.
Wound Manag Prev. 2020 Oct;66(10):12-16. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://www.o-wm.com/article/problems-encountered-nurses-due-use-personal-protective-equipment-during-coronavirus

"Mask tinea": tinea faciei possibly potentiated by prolonged mask usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agarwal A, Hassanandani T, Das A, Panda M, Chakravorty S.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Oct 24. doi: 10.1111/ced.14491. Online ahead of print. Case series & commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14491

The effects of the face mask on the skin underneath: A prospective survey during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Techasatian L, Lebsing S, Uppala R, Thaowandee W, Chaiyarit J, Supakunpinyo C, Panombualert S, Mairiang D, Saengnipanthkul S, Wichajarn K, Kiatchoosakun P, Kosalaraksa P.
J Prim Care Community Health. 2020 Jan-Dec;11:2150132720966167. doi: 10.1177/2150132720966167. Prospective cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1177/2150132720966167

Increased occurrence of hand eczema in young children following the Danish hand hygiene recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Simonsen AB, Ruge IF, Quaade AS, Johansen JD, Thyssen JP, Zachariae C.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 Oct 21. doi: 10.1111/cod.13727. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13727

[Selected hand skin characteristics of laboratory diagnosticians].
Piotrowska A, Czerwińska-Ledwig O, Kotarba P.
Med Pr. 2020 Oct 8:125752. doi: 10.13075/mp.5893.01000. Online ahead of print. Polish. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.13075/mp.5893.01000

How irritant are n-propanol and isopropanol? - A systematic review.
Tasar R, Wiegand C, Elsner P.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1111/cod.13722. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13722

Analysis of commercial hand sanitisers amid CoViD-19: Are we getting the products that we need?
Berardi A, Cenci-Goga B, Grispoldi L, Cossignani L, Perinelli DR.
AAPS PharmSciTech. 2020 Oct 15;21(7):286. doi: 10.1208/s12249-020-01818-6. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-020-01818-6

Occupational dermatitis to facial personal protective equipment in healthcare workers: A systematic review.
Yu J, Chen JK, Mowad CM, Reeder M, Hylwa S, Chisolm S, Dunnick CA, Goldminz AM, Jacob SE, Wu PA, Zippin J, Atwater AR.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Oct 1:S0190-9622(20)32675-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.09.074. Online ahead of print. Systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.09.074

Cutaneous manifestations in adult patients with COVID-19 and dermatologic conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic in health care workers.
Mawhirt SL, Frankel D, Diaz AM.
Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2020 Oct 12;20(12):75. doi: 10.1007/s11882-020-00974-w. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11882-020-00974-w

Prospective study on hand dermatitis in nurses and doctors during COVID-19 pandemic and its improvement by use of adopted recommendations of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Task Force on Contact Dermatitis.
Chernyshov PV, Kolodzinska L.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Oct 10:e14396. doi: 10.1111/dth.14396. Online ahead of print. Research study / trial.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14396

Eosinophilic folliculitis due to wearing protective gear in citizens volunteering for sanitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic - an original epidemiological, clinical, dermoscopic, and laboratory-based study.
Chuh A.
Int J Dermatol. 2020 Oct 11. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15227. Online ahead of print. Case series & pathology study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.15227

Medical device related pressure ulcer of the lip in a patient with COVID-19: Case report and review of the literature.
Siotos C, Bonett AM, Hansdorfer MA, Siotou K, Kambeyanda RH, Dorafshar AH.
J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Oct 8:S2468-7855(20)30232-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jormas.2020.09.020. Online ahead of print. Case report & review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jormas.2020.09.020

The impact of COVID-19 on the faces of frontline healthcare workers.
Aguilera SB, De La Pena I, Viera M, Baum B, Morrison BW, Amar O, Beustes-Stefanelli M, Hall M.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2020 Sep 1;19(9):858-864. doi: 10.36849/JDD.2020.10.36849/JDD.2020.5259. Review & recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.36849/jdd.2020.10.36849/jdd.2020.5259

Pattern of disinfectants use and their adverse effects on the consumers after COVID-19 outbreak.
Dindarloo K, Aghamolaei T, Ghanbarnejad A, Turki H, Hoseinvandtabar S, Pasalari H, Ghaffari HR.
J Environ Health Sci Eng. 2020 Sep 30:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s40201-020-00548-y. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40201-020-00548-y

Prevalence of hand contact urticaria and related risk factors among healthcare workers (HCWs) during the COVID-19 pandemic: a self-reported assessment.
Pourani MR, Nasiri S, Abdollahimajd F.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Oct 6:e14367. doi: 10.1111/dth.14367. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14367

Diagnostic and management considerations for 'Maskne' in the era of COVID-19.
Teo WL.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Oct 1:S0190-9622(20)32664-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.09.063. Online ahead of print. Review / recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.09.063

Comment on "Cling film for mobile phones to prevent cross-infection during the COVID-19 pandemic".
Salman A, Cömert-Özer E, Esen-Salman K.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Oct 1:S0190-9622(20)32674-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.09.073. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.09.073

Evaluation of skin problems and Dermatology Life Quality Index in health care workers who use personal protection measures during COVID-19 pandemic.
Daye M, Cihan FG, Durduran Y.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Sep 28:e14346. doi: 10.1111/dth.14346. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14346

A different type of second wave: A predicted increase in personal protective equipment-related allergic contact dermatitis as a result of coronavirus disease 2019.
Rangel LK, Cohen DE.
Dermatitis. 2020. PMID: 32947463 No abstract available. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1097/der.0000000000000650

Real-world assessment and problems in use of personal protective equipment and its relevance in clinical practice in dermatology in a COVID referral tertiary hospital.
Arora P, Sardana K, Sinha S.
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Sep 25. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13736. Online ahead of print. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocd.13736

Ultraviolet C induced skin reaction from ultraviolet germicidal irradiation of N95 respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lyons AB, Hamzavi IH.
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2020 Sep 24. doi: 10.1111/phpp.12612. Online ahead of print. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12612

Octenidine disinfection during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemia.
Clanner-Engelshofen BM, French LE, Reinholz M.
Eur J Dermatol. 2020 Sep 24. doi: 10.1684/ejd.2020.3856. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2020.3856

COVID-19 hygiene measures: hand eczema and insights into ACE2 and integrins as key molecules for SARS-CoV-2 cutaneous transmission.
Sollena P, Cappilli S, Piccerillo A, Chiricozzi A, Peris K.
Int J Dermatol. 2020 Sep 24. doi: 10.1111/ijd.15208. Online ahead of print. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.15208

Evaluating lubricant performance to reduce COVID-19 PPE-related skin injury.
Masen MA, Chung A, Dawczyk JU, Dunning Z, Edwards L, Guyott C, Hall TAG, Januszewski RC, Jiang S, Jobanputra RD, Karunaseelan KJ, Kalogeropoulos N, Lima MR, Mancero Castillo CS, Mohammed IK, Murali M, Paszkiewicz FP, Plotczyk M, Pruncu CI, Rodgers E, Russell F, Silversides R, Stoddart JC, Tan Z, Uribe D, Yap KK, Zhou X, Vaidyanathan R.
PLoS One. 2020 Sep 24;15(9):e0239363. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239363. eCollection 2020. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239363

Mask induced psoriasis lesions as Köebner phenomenon during COVID 19 pandemic.
Mutalik SD, Inamadar AC.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Sep 22. doi: 10.1111/dth.14323. Online ahead of print. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14323

Unmasking a malar rash during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nimmo A, Skinner L, Hole B, Taylor DM.
BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Sep 21;13(9):e239004. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-239004. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-239004

Effects of prolonged use of facemask on healthcare workers in tertiary care hospital during COVID-19 pandemic.
Purushothaman PK, Priyangha E, Vaidhyswaran R.
Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Sep 15:1-7. doi: 10.1007/s12070-020-02124-0. Online ahead of print. Survey.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-020-02124-0

Perioral pressure ulcers in patients with COVID-19 requiring invasive mechanical ventilation.
Sleiwah A, Nair G, Mughal M, Lancaster K, Ahmad I.
Eur J Plast Surg. 2020 Sep 15:1-6. doi: 10.1007/s00238-020-01737-6. Online ahead of print. Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00238-020-01737-6

Occupational dermatoses among frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional survey.
Trepanowski N, Larson AR, Evers-Meltzer R.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Sep 17:S0190-9622(20)32617-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.126. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.126

Case report: Handwashing-induced dermatitis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
O'Connell KA, Enos CW, Prodanovic E.
Am Fam Physician. 2020 Sep 15;102(6):327-328. Case report.
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/p327.html

Unmasking symptomatic dermatographism in the time of COVID-19.
Wong KH, Murray T, Osborn R, Soffer GK.
Postgrad Med J. 2020 Sep 10:postgradmedj-2020-138688. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-138688. Online ahead of print. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-138688

Mechanism and prevention of facial pressure injuries: a novel emergent strategy supported by a multicenter controlled study in frontline healthcare professionals fighting COVID-19.
Zhang W, Liu X, Wang S, Cai J, Niu Y, Shen C.
Wound Repair Regen. 2020 Sep 10. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12862. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12862

Occupational dermatoses from personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic in the tropics - A review.
Lee HC, Goh CL.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Sep 7. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16925. Online ahead of print. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16925

The novel application of tourniquet for reducing medical device-related pressure on ears.
Zhao X, Liu R, Zhou X.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Sep 3:S0190-9622(20)32533-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.106. Online ahead of print. Report.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.106

Dermatologische Empfehlungen zur Handhygiene in Schulen während der COVID‐19‐Pandemie.
Elsner P, Fartasch M, Schliemann S.
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2020 Aug;18(8):892-894. doi: 10.1111/ddg.14170_g. Commentary / recommendations. German.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ddg.14170_g

Skin and mucosal damage in patients diagnosed with COVID-19: A case report.
Singh C, Tay J, Shoqirat N.
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2020 Aug 20. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000690. Online ahead of print. Case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1097/won.0000000000000690

How the use of surgical masks during COVID-19 pandemic can induce skin effects.
Veronese S, Bernardi P, Sbarbati A.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Sep 1. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16905. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16905

Frequent hand washing and disinfection-a potential new trigger for aquagenic wrinkling of the palms caused by COVID-19 outbreak.
Tai Y, Fukumoto T, Oka M, Nishigori C.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16906. Online ahead of print. Case report & commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16906

Occlusion and face masks: issues with sunscreen use among healthcare workers during COVID-19.
Kaul S, Jakhar D, Kaur I.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Aug 31:e14259. doi: 10.1111/dth.14259. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14259

A review of the dermatological manifestations of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Marraha F, Al Faker I, Gallouj S.
Dermatol Res Pract. 2020 Aug 11;2020:9360476. doi: 10.1155/2020/9360476. eCollection 2020. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/9360476

Hand hygiene practices and risk and prevention of hand eczema during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jindal R, Pandhi D.
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2020 Jul 13;11(4):540-543. doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_448_20. eCollection 2020 Jul-Aug. Review.
https://doi.org/10.4103/idoj.idoj_448_20

[Nursing strategies for the facial skin injuries caused by wearing medical-grade protective equipment].
Zhou Q, Xue J, Wang LN, Ma NX, Tong CF, Wang Q, Shi XQ, Lu Y, Jiao XC, Hu DH.
Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi. 2020 Aug 20;36(8):686-690. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.cn501120-20200212-00054. Chinese. Commentary / recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.cn501120-20200212-00054

Screen rhytides: the cosmetic legacy of COVID-19.
Searle T, Ali FR, Al-Niaimi F.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Aug 21. doi: 10.1111/dth.14211. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14211

COVID-19 reopening causes high risk of irritant contact dermatitis in children.
Borch L, Thorsteinsson K, Warner TC, Mikkelsen CS, Bjerring P, Lundbye-Christensen S, Arvesen K, Hagstroem S.
Dan Med J. 2020 Aug 6;67(9):A05200357. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32800064/

[Urgent recommendation protective measures of West China Hospital for medical personnel to prevent device related pressure injuries in 2019-nCoV epidemic situation].
Chen J, Ning N, Jiang Y, Li P, Li L, Wang L, Liu Y, Xie J, Zhang H, Wang Y, Zuo J.
Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2020 Aug 15;34(8):1036-1040. doi: 10.7507/1002-1892.202002009. Chinese. Report / recommendations.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32794675/

Simple solutions for fogging of spectacles on wearing surgical masks.
Bhardwaj A, Sharma C, Rajan M B.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Aug 14:S0190-9622(20)32432-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.041. Online ahead of print. Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.041

Occupational dermatology in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic: A report of experience from London and Manchester, United Kingdom.
Ferguson FJ, Street G, Cunningham L, White IR, McFadden JP, Williams J.
Br J Dermatol. 2020 Aug 13. doi: 10.1111/bjd.19482. Online ahead of print. Research report / audit.
https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19482

Seborrheic dermatitis and masks.
Veraldi S, Angileri L, Barbareschi M.
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Aug 13. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13669. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocd.13669

Hydrogel patches alleviate skin injuries to the cheeks and nasal bridge caused by continuous N95 mask use.
Zhou N, Yang L, Li Y, Yang J, Yang L, An X, Zhang Y, Suo H, Du H, Zhu J, Tao J, Dong L.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Aug 12. doi: 10.1111/dth.14177. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14177

Guidance on hand jewelry for prevention of COVID-19 transmission in healthcare settings.
Conway J, Wu AG, Lipner SR.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Aug 12. doi: 10.1111/dth.14178. Online ahead of print. Commentary / recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14178

The face of COVID-19: Facial pressure wounds related to prone positioning in patients undergoing ventilation in the intensive care unit.
Jiang ST, Fang CH, Chen JT, Smith RV.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Aug 11:194599820951470. doi: 10.1177/0194599820951470. Online ahead of print. Report / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820951470

A multidisciplinary approach to prevent and treat pressure sores in proned COVID-19 patients at a quaternary university hospital.
Busnardo FF, Monteiro GG, Mendes RRDS, Abbas L, Pagotto VF, Camargo C, Carmona MJC, Gemperli R.
Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2020;75:e2196. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2020/e2196. Epub 2020 Aug 10. Report.
https://doi.org/10.6061/clinics/2020/e2196

Skin damage prevention strategies during COVID-19: Assessing their effect on N95 mask seal integrity.
Lansang P, Orrell KA, Tran J, Chen T.
J Cutan Med Surg. 2020 Aug 5:1203475420943861. doi: 10.1177/1203475420943861. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1177/1203475420943861

Relationship between hand hygiene and cutaneous findings during COVID19 pandemic.
Altunisik Toplu S, Altunisik N, Turkmen D, Ersoy Y.
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Aug 5. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13656. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocd.13656

COVID19: Challenging tissue viability in both patients and clinicians.
Worsley PR, Spratt F, Bader DL.
J Tissue Viability. 2020 Aug;29(3):153-154. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2020.06.003. Epub 2020 Jun 23. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2020.06.003

Hand eczema due to frequent hand washing in combat with COVID-19.
Pradhan S, Kroumpouzos G, Goldust M.
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Jul 27. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13639. Online ahead of print. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocd.13639

Making the world's skin crawl: dermatologic implications of COVID-19.
Coerdt KM, Khachemoune A.
Cutis. 2020 Jun;105(6):306-308. Review / commentary.
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/223154/infectious-diseases/making-worlds-skin-crawl-dermatologic-implications

Irritant contact dermatitis in healthcare workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study.
Kiely LF, Moloney E, O'Sullivan G, Eustace JA, Gallagher J, Bourke JF.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Jul 23. doi: 10.1111/ced.14397. Online ahead of print. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14397

Surgical pearl: Novel techniques of wearing ear-looped mask for reducing pressure on the ear.
Mukhtar M.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jul 20:S0190-9622(20)32264-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.064. Online ahead of print. No abstract available. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.064

High incidence of hand eczema in Danish school children following intensive hand hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic - a nationwide questionnaire study.
Simonsen AB, Ruge IF, Quaade AS, Johansen JD, Thyssen JP, Zachariae C.
Br J Dermatol. 2020 Jul 22. doi: 10.1111/bjd.19413. Online ahead of print. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19413

The importance of pressure injury evidence during COVID-19.
Ayello EA, Sibbald RG.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2020 Aug;33(8):399. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000684272.94842.03. Editorial.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.asw.0000684272.94842.03

Nail care for healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic.
Kaur I, Jakhar D, Singal A, Grover C.
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2020 May 10;11(3):449-450. doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_232_20. eCollection 2020 May-Jun. Review / commentary.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc7367565/

Application of hydrogel patches to the upper margins of N95 respirators as a novel anti-fog measure for goggles: a prospective, self-controlled study.
Zhou N, Suo H, Alamgir M, Li Y, Yang J, Yang L, An X, Zhang Y, Lan J, Zhang L, Zhu J, Dong L, Tao J.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jul 18:S0190-9622(20)32223-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.053. Online ahead of print. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.053

Prevalence of cheilitis in health care workers managing COVID-19 patients.
Singh M, Bothra A, Pawar M, Maheswari A, Tiwari A, Adhicari P.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jul 15. pii: S0190-9622(20)32197-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.06.1025. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.06.1025

Facial dermatoses in general population due to personal protective masks: first observations after lockdown.
Giacalone S, Minuti A, Spigariolo CB, Passoni E, Nazzaro G.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Jul 13. doi: 10.1111/ced.14376. [Epub ahead of print]. Case reports & commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14376

Prevention of skin damage caused by the protective equipment used to mitigate COVID-19: monthly update.
Gefen A, Ousey K.
J Wound Care. 2020 Jul 2;29(7):379. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2020.29.7.379. No abstract available. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2020.29.7.379

Dermatological recommendations on hand hygiene in schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elsner P, Fartasch M, Schliemann S.
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2020 Jul 12. doi: 10.1111/ddg.14170. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Commentary / recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ddg.14170

Cutaneous manifestations and considerations in COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review.
Seirafianpour F, Sodagar S, Mohammad AP, Panahi P, Mozafarpoor S, Almasi S, Goodarzi A.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/dth.13986. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13986

Cling film for mobile phone to prevent cross-infection during COVID-19 pandemic.
Sethy M, Krishna V, Srinivas CR.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jul 1. pii: S0190-9622(20)32108-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.06.1008. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Report / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.06.1008

Protecting prone positioned patients from facial pressure ulcers using prophylactic dressings: A timely biomechanical analysis in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peko L, Barakat-Johnson M, Gefen A.
Int Wound J. 2020 Jul 3. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13435. [Epub ahead of print]. Research report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13435

Facial skin temperature and discomfort when wearing protective face masks: Thermal infrared imaging evaluation and hands moving the mask.
Scarano A, Inchingolo F, Lorusso F.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jun 27;17(13). pii: E4624. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17134624. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17134624

Hand hygiene in preventing COVID-19 transmission.
Gupta MK, Lipner SR.
Cutis. 2020 May;105(5):233-234. No abstract available. Review / commentary.
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/221793/contact-dermatitis/hand-hygiene-preventing-covid-19-transmission

COVID-19 and dermatology.
GÜl Ü.
Turk J Med Sci. 2020 Jun 30. doi: 10.3906/sag-2005-182. [Epub ahead of print]. Review/ commentary.
https://doi.org/10.3906/sag-2005-182

Risk factors for facial pressure sore of healthcare workers during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Tang J, Zhang S, Chen Q, Li W, Yang J.
Int Wound J. 2020 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13434. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Survey.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13434

A pilot study of the impact of facial skin protectants on qualitative fit testing of N95 masks.
Bui AN, Yu Z, Lee K, Li SJ, Tsiaras WG, Yu SH, LeBoeuf NR, Mostaghimi A.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jun 24. pii: S0190-9622(20)31167-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.06.069. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.06.069

COVID-19 pandemic & skin care guidelines for health care professionals.
Masood S, Tabassum S, Naveed S, Jalil P.
Pak J Med Sci. 2020 May;36(COVID19-S4):S115-S117. doi: 10.12669/pjms.36.COVID19-S4.2748. Review / recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.COVID19-S4.2748

Hand hygiene among health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic: Challenges and recommendations.
Araghi F, Tabary M, Gheisari M, Abdollahimajd F, Dadkhahfar S.
Dermatitis. 2020 Jun 19. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000639. [Epub ahead of print]. Review & recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1097/DER.0000000000000639

Hand sanitizers: A review of ingredients, mechanisms of action, modes of delivery, and efficacy against coronaviruses.
Golin AP, Choi D, Ghahary A.
Am J Infect Control. 2020 Jun 18. pii: S0196-6553(20)30562-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2020.06.182. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.06.182

Facial pressure ulcers in COVID-19 patients undergoing prone positioning: How to prevent an underestimated epidemic?
Perrillat A, Foletti JM, Lacagne AS, Guyot L, Graillon N.
J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Jun 18. pii: S2468-7855(20)30154-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jormas.2020.06.008. [Epub ahead of print]. Case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jormas.2020.06.008

Investigation of adverse reactions in healthcare personnel working in Level 3 barrier protection PPE to treat COVID-19.
Yuan N, Yang WX, Lu JL, Lv ZH.
Postgrad Med J. 2020 Jun 18. pii: postgradmedj-2020-137854. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-137854. [Epub ahead of print]. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-137854

Covid-19: virtual occupational skin health clinics for healthcare workers.
Chowdhury MM, Bevan N, Ryan K.
BMJ. 2020 Jun 18;369:m2281. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m2281. No abstract available. Report.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2281

Can the elastic of surgical face masks stimulate ear protrusion in dhildren?
Zanotti B, Parodi PC, Riccio M, De Francesco F, Zingaretti N.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2020 Jun 18. doi: 10.1007/s00266-020-01833-9. [Epub ahead of print]. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00266-020-01833-9

Expert recommendations for prevention, treatment and care of oral ulcers and other mucosal diseases during the coronavirus outbreak.
Guo X, Han Y, Liu ZJ, Li SF, Huang GD, Liu HW.
Chin J Dent Res. 2020;23(2):95-98. doi: 10.3290/j.cjdr.a44744. Review / recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.3290/j.cjdr.a44744

The adverse skin reactions of health care workers using personal protective equipment for COVID-19.
Hu K, Fan J, Li X, Gou X, Li X, Zhou X.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jun 12;99(24):e20603. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000020603. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000020603

Therapeutic approach to skin reactions caused by personal protective equipment (PPE) during COVID-19 pandemic: An experience from a tertiary hospital in Granada, Spain.
Navarro-Triviño FJ, Ruiz-Villaverde R.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jun 15:e13838. doi: 10.1111/dth.13838. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Report / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13838

Symmetric chest pressure ulcers, consequence of prone position ventilation in a patient with COVID-19.
Martínez Campayo N, Bugallo Sanz JI, Mosquera Fajardo I.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jun 15. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16755. [Epub ahead of print]. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16755

Occupational skin disease during the COVID-19 pandemic, as captured in a Dermatology staff clinic in the United Kingdom.
Hadjieconomou S, Hughes J, Kamath S.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jun 14. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16754. [Epub ahead of print]. Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16754

Prevention of skin damage caused by the protective equipment used to mitigate COVID-19.
Gefen A, Ousey K.
J Wound Care. 2020 Jun 2;29(6):311. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2020.29.6.311. No abstract available. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2020.29.6.311

Preventing facial pressure injury for health care providers adhering to COVID-19 personal protective equipment requirements.
Smart H, Opinion FB, Darwich I, Elnawasany MA, Kodange C.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2020 Jun 11. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000669920.94084.c1. [Epub ahead of print]. Trial / research study.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASW.0000669920.94084.c1

Prevention of pressure ulcers among individuals cared for in the prone position: lessons for the COVID-19 emergency.
Moore Z, Patton D, Avsar P, McEvoy NL, Curley G, Budri A, Nugent L, Walsh S, O'Connor T.
J Wound Care. 2020 Jun 2;29(6):312-320. doi: 10.12968/jowc.2020.29.6.312. Review.
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2020.29.6.312

Skin changes attributed to protective measures against COVID-19: a compilation.
Das A, Kumar S, Sil A, Jafferany M.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jun 8:e13796. doi: 10.1111/dth.13796. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13796

The risk of hand eczema in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: Do we need specific attention or prevention strategies?
Erdem Y, Altunay IK, Aksu Çerman A, Inal S, Ugurer E, Sivaz O, Kaya HE, Gulsunay IE, Sekerlisoy G, Vural O, Özkaya E.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 Jun 7. doi: 10.1111/cod.13632. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13632

Facial protection in the era of COVID-19: a narrative review.
Li DTS, Samaranayake LP, Leung YY, Neelakantan P.
Oral Dis. 2020 Jun 7. doi: 10.1111/odi.13460. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/odi.13460

Geriatric skin care in the era of COVID-19.
Golpanian RS, Yosipovitch G.J 
Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Jun 7. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16627. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Commentary / review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16627

Aquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma from extensive water immersion during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
Kazandjieva J, Tsankov N, Darlenski R.
Skinmed. 2020 Mar 1;18(2):123-124. eCollection 2020. No abstract available. Case report?
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32501798/

Protection comes at a cost: Doctor's life inside personal protection equipment.
Bhargava S, Gupta M, Kroumpouzos G.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jun 4:e13758. doi: 10.1111/dth.13758. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Commentary / review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13758

Iatrogenic dermatitis in times of COVID-19: A pandemic within a pandemic.
Bhatia R, Sindhuja T, Bhatia S, Dev T, Gupta A, Bajpai M, Gupta S.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16710. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16710

A potential hidden reservoir: The role of nail hygiene in preventing transmission of COVID-19.
Wu AG, Lipner SR.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jun 1. pii: S0190-9622(20)30995-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.119. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.119

Pression-induced facial ulcers by prone position for COVID-19 mechanical ventilation.
Ramondetta A, Ribero S, Costi S, Dapavo P.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jun 3. doi: 10.1111/dth.13748. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13748

Hand eczema pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 hygiene measures: The setup of a hand eczema helpline for hospital personnel.
Greveling K, Kunkeler ACM.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jun 2. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16695. [Epub ahead of print]. Report / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16695

Retroauricular dermatitis with vehement use of ear loop face masks during COVID19 pandemic.
Bothra A, Das S, Singh M, Pawar M, Maheswari A.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jun 3. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16692. [Epub ahead of print]. Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16692

Topical rh-aFGF: An effective therapeutic agent for facemask wearing-induced pressure sores.
Luo P, Liu D, Li J.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Jun 1:e13745. doi: 10.1111/dth.13745. [Epub ahead of print]. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13745

Increased flare of acne caused by long-time mask wearing during COVID-19 pandemic among general population.
Han C, Shi J, Chen Y, Zhang Z.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 29:e13704. doi: 10.1111/dth.13704. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13704

Surgical mask dermatitis caused by formaldehyde (releasers) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aerts O, Dendooven E, Foubert K, Stappers S, Ulicki M, Lambert J.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 May 28. doi: 10.1111/cod.13626. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13626

Hand sanitisers amid CoViD-19: A critical review of alcohol-based products on the market and formulation approaches to respond to increasing demand.
Berardi A, Perinelli DR, Merchant HA, Bisharat L, Basheti IA, Bonacucina G, Cespi M, Palmieri GF.
Int J Pharm. 2020 May 16;584:119431. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119431. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119431

Evaluation of World Health Organization-recommended hand hygiene formulations.
Suchomel M, Eggers M, Maier S, Kramer A, Dancer SJ, Pittet D.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 May 27;26(9). doi: 10.3201/eid2609.201761. [Epub ahead of print]. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2609.201761

COVID-19: Face mask effectiveness, hand sanitizer shortages, and rapid medication therapy trials.
Alderman C.
Sr Care Pharm. 2020 Jun 1;35(6):243-246. doi: 10.4140/TCP.n.2020.243. Review.
https://doi.org/10.4140/TCP.n.2020.243

Onset of occupational hand eczema among healthcare workers during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic - comparing a single surgical site with a COVID-19 intensive care unit.
Guertler A, Moellhoff N, Schenck TL, Hagen CS, Kendziora B, Giunta RE, French LE, Reinholz M.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 May 26. doi: 10.1111/cod.13618. [Epub ahead of print]. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13618

Further evidence that far-UVC for disinfection is unlikely to cause erythema or pre-mutagenic DNA lesions in skin.
Barnard IRM, Eadie E, Wood K.
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2020 May 26. doi: 10.1111/phpp.12580. [Epub ahead of print]. Research study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12580

Face mask-induced itch: A self-questionnaire study of 2,315 responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Szepietowski JC, Matusiak Ł, Szepietowska M, Krajewski P, Białynicki-Birula R.
Acta Derm Venereol. 2020 May 25. doi: 10.2340/00015555-3536. [Epub ahead of print]. Survey.
https://doi.org/10.2340/00015555-3536

Protecting medical staff from skin injury/disease caused by personal protective equipment during epidemic period of COVID-19: experience from China.
Long H, Zhao H, Chen A, Yao Z, Cheng B, Lu Q.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May;34(5):919-921. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16388. No abstract available. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16388

A case of goggle-mask-related impetigo at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yu Q, Li W, Yang L.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1111/dth.13636. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13636

Makeshift face shield for healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gupta S, Jangra RS, Gupta S, Gujrathi AV, Sharma A.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1111/ced.14252. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14252

The fear of COVID-19 infection is the main cause of the new diagnoses of hand eczema: report from the frontline in Milan.
Giacalone S, Bortoluzzi P, Nazzaro G.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 20:e13630. doi: 10.1111/dth.13630. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13630

Hidden threat lurking behind the alcohol sanitizers in CoVID-19 outbreak.
Emami A, Javanmardi F, Keshavarzi A, Pirbonyeh N.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 20. doi: 10.1111/dth.13627. [Epub ahead of print]. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13627

COVID-19 and dermatology: A comprehensive guide for dermatologists.
Fahmy DH, El-Amawy HS, El-Samongy MA, Foud AA, Soliman SH, El-Kady A, Farnetani F, Conti A, Zoeir A, Eissa A, Eissa R, Puliatti S, Sighinolfi MC, Rocco B, Pellacani G.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 19. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16545. [Epub ahead of print]. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16545

Active implications for dermatologists in "SARS-CoV-2 era": Personal experience and review of literature.
Campanati A, Brisigotti V, Diotallevi F, D'Agostino GM, Paolinelli M, Radi G, Rizzetto G, Sapigni C, Tagliati C, Offidani A.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 19. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16646. [Epub ahead of print]. Review / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16646

Reply: Introducing special cutaneous "sign" tribute to healthcare workers managing new coronavirus disease (Covid -19) - New additions.
Kannangara AP.
Clin Dermatol. 2020 May 15. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.05.016. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.05.016

Hand sanitisers amid CoViD-19: A critical review of alcohol-based products on the market and formulation approaches to respond to increasing demand.
Berardi A, Perinelli DR, Merchant HA, Bisharat L, Basheti IA, Bonacucina G, Cespi M, Palmieri GF.
Int J Pharm. 2020 May 16:119431. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119431. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119431

Efficacy of hydrogel patches in preventing facial skin damage caused by mask compression in fighting against coronavirus disease-2019: a short-term, self-controlled study.
Dong L, Yang L, Li Y, Yang J, An X, Yang L, Zhou N, Zhang Y, Du H, Lan J, Song Z, Miao X, Zhu J, Tao J.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 18. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16638. [Epub ahead of print]. Single arm clinical trial.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16638

Reply to: Skin damage among healthcare workers managing coronavirus disease-2019.
Maliyar K, Sachdeva M, Mufti A, Yeung J.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 May 14. pii: S0190-9622(20)30868-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.037. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Commentary / review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.037

COVID-19 & PPE: Treatment and prevention of skin conditions related to the occupational use of personal protective equipment.
Desai SR, Kovarik C, Brod B, James W, Fitzgerald ME, Preston A, Hruza GJ.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 May 13. pii: S0190-9622(20)30863-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.032. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.032

Covid-19 and impact of personal protective equipment use: From occupational to generalized skin care need.
Atzori L, Ferreli C, Atzori MG, Rongioletti F.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 16:e13598. doi: 10.1111/dth.13598. [Epub ahead of print]. Letter / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13598

Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff.
Verbeek JH, Rajamaki B, Ijaz S, Sauni R, Toomey E, Blackwood B, Tikka C, Ruotsalainen JH, Kilinc Balci FS.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 May 15;5:CD011621. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011621.pub5. Review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32412096

Inconveniences due to the use of face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic: a survey study of 876 young people.
Matusiak Ł, Szepietowska M, Krajewski P, Białynicki-Birula R, Szepietowski JC.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 14. doi: 10.1111/dth.13567. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Survey.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13567

Are quaternary ammonium compounds, the workhorse disinfectants, effective against severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2?
Schrank CL, Minbiole KPC, Wuest WM.
ACS Infect Dis. 2020 May 15. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00265. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00265

Hand sanitizers: A review on formulation aspects, adverse effects, and regulations.
Jing JLJ, Pei Yi T, Bose RJC, McCarthy JR, Tharmalingam N, Madheswaran T.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 May 11;17(9). pii: E3326. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17093326. Review.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17093326

The prevalence, characteristics, and related factors of pressure injury in medical staff wearing personal protective equipment against COVID-19 in China: A multicentre cross-sectional survey.
Jiang Q, Liu Y, Wei W, Zhu D, Chen A, Liu H, Wang J, Jiang Z, Han Q, Bai Y, Hua J, Zhang Y, Guo J, Li L, Li J.
Int Wound J. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13391. [Epub ahead of print]. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13391

Personal protective equipment induced facial dermatoses in healthcare workers managing COVID-19 cases.
Singh M, Pawar M, Bothra A, Maheshwari A, Dubey V, Tiwari A, Kelati A.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16628. [Epub ahead of print]. Survey / case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16628

N95 respirator associated pressure ulcer amongst COVID-19 health care workers.
Lam UN, Md Mydin Siddik NSF, Mohd Yussof SJ, Ibrahim S.
Int Wound J. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13398. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13398

Mask-induced contact dermatitis in handling COVID-19 outbreak.
Xie Z, Yang YX, Zhang H.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 May 10. doi: 10.1111/cod.13599. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13599

Practical tips for using masks in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yu N, Xiao Y, Su J, Huang K, Zhao S.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 11:e13555. doi: 10.1111/dth.13555. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13555

The importance of fit-testing in decontamination of N95 respirators: A cautionary note.
Ozog D, Parks-Miller A, Kohli I, Lyons AB, Narla S, Torres AE, Levesque M, Lim HW, Hamzavi IH.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 May 7. pii: S0190-9622(20)30835-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.008. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter / research study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.05.008

Hydrocolloid dressing strip over bridge of nose to relieve pain and pressure from Filtered Face Piece (FFP) masks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Field MH, Rashbrook JP, Rodrigues JN.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2020 May;102(5):394-396. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2020.0095. Epub 2020 Apr 30. No abstract available. Report.
https://doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2020.0095

Preventing adverse cutaneous reactions from amplified hygiene practices during the COVID-19 pandemic: how dermatologists can help through anticipatory guidance.
MacGibeny MA, Wassef C.Arch Dermatol Res. 2020 May 9. doi: 10.1007/s00403-020-02086-x. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00403-020-02086-x

Localised mid-face miliaria as a consequence of filtering face piece (FFP) respirator use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Campbell V, Middleton D, Donnelly J, Hunter H.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 9. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16624. [Epub ahead of print]. Case reports.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16624

Hand eczema - a growing dermatological concern during the COVID-19 pandemic and possible treatments.
Blicharz L, Czuwara J, Samochocki Z, Goldust M, Chrostowska S, Olszewska M, Rudnicka L.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 May 8:e13545. doi: 10.1111/dth.13545. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13545

Dealing with skin reactions to gloves during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tabary M, Araghi F, Nasiri S, Dadkhahfar S.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 May 8:1-5. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.212. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.212

Challenges in the management of critical ill COVID-19 patients with pressure ulcer.
Tang J, Li B, Gong J, Li W, Yang J.
Int Wound J. 2020 May 7. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13399. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13399

Treatment of nasal bridge ulceration related to protective measures for the COVID-19 epidemic.
Sernicola A, Chello C, Cerbelli E, Adebanjo GAR, Parisella FR, Pezzuto A, Luzi F, De Marco G, Rello J, Tammaro A.
Int Wound J. 2020 May 7. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13397. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Commentary & case report.
https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13397

[Management and prevention of common skin problems during epidemic prevention and control of COVID-19].
Li C, Shen J, Ju Y, Huang X, Huang L, Zeng K.
Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2020 Feb 29;40(2):168-170. doi: 10.12122/j.issn.1673-4254.2020.02.05. Chinese. Commentary.
https://doi.org/10.12122/j.issn.1673-4254.2020.02.05

Frequent hand washing for COVID-19 prevention can cause hand dermatitis: Management tips.
Beiu C, Mihai M, Popa L, Cima L, Popescu MN.
Cureus. 2020 Apr 2;12(4):e7506. doi: 10.7759/cureus.7506. Review.
https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.7506

Covid-19: skin damage with prolonged wear of FFP3 masks.
Payne A.
BMJ. 2020 May 4;369:m1743. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1743. No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m1743

Facial pressure ulcers in a COVID-19 50-year-old female intubated patient.
Zingarelli EM, Ghiglione M, Pesce M, Orejuela I, Scarrone S, Panizza R.
Indian J Plast Surg. 2020 Mar;53(1):144-146. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710403. Epub 2020 Apr 25. Case report.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1710403

Occupational skin conditions on the frontline: A survey among 484 Chinese healthcare professionals caring for Covid-19 patients.
Pei S, Xue Y, Zhao S, Alexander N, Mohamad G, Chen X, Yin M.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 3. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16570. [Epub ahead of print]. Survey / cross-sectional study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16570

Hand disinfection in the combat against Covid-19.
Goldust M, Abdelmaksoud A, Navarini AA.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 3. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16574. [Epub ahead of print]. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16574

COVID-19 epidemic: Skin protection for health care workers must not be ignored.
Zhang B, Zhai R, Ma L.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 May 2. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16573. [Epub ahead of print]. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16573

European Task Force on Contact Dermatitis statement on coronavirus 19 disease (COVID-19) outbreak and the risk of adverse cutaneous reactions.
Balato A, Ayala F, Bruze M, Crepy MN, Gonçalo M, Duus Johansen J, John SM, Pigatto P, Raimondo A, Rustemeyer T, Schuttelaar MA, Svedman C, Aerst O, Uter W, Wilkinson M, Gimenez-Arnau A.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Apr 30. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16557. [Epub ahead of print]. Guideline / commentary.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16557

Frequent handwashing amidst the COVID-19 outbreak: prevention of hand irritant contact dermatitis and other considerations.
Abtahi-Naeini B.
Health Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 27;3(2):e163. doi: 10.1002/hsr2.163. eCollection 2020 Jun. No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.163

Reply to: Personal protective equipment recommendations based on COVID-19 route of transmission.
Cavanagh G, Wambier C.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 25. pii: S0190-9622(20)30718-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.102. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Letter.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.102

Personal protective equipment recommendations based on COVID-19 route of transmission.
Gupta MK, Lipner SR.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0190-9622(20)30683-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.068. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.068

The prevalence, characteristics and prevention status of skin injury caused by personal protective equipment among medical staff in fighting COVID-19: A multi-center, cross-sectional study.
Jiang Q, Song S, Zhou J, Liu Y, Chen A, Bai Y, Wang J, Jiang Z, Zhang Y, Liu H, Hua J, Guo J, Han Q, Tang Y, Xue J.
Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1089/wound.2020.1212. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1089/wound.2020.1212

The role of occupational dermatology in the COVID-19 outbreak.
Patruno C, Fabbrocini G, Stingeni L, Napolitano M.
Contact Dermatitis. 2020 Apr 21. doi: 10.1111/cod.13568. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13568

Skin reactions to non-glove personal protective equipment: An emerging issue in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gheisari M, Araghi F, Moravvej H, Tabary M, Dadkhahfar S.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Apr 17. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16492. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16492

Overzealous hand hygiene during COVID 19 pandemic causing increased incidence of hand eczema among general population.
Singh M, Pawar M, Bothra A, Choudhary N.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 16. pii: S0190-9622(20)30660-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.047. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.047

Covid-19: Countermeasure for N95 mask-induced pressure sore.
Yin Z.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Apr 17. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16490. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16490

Hand dermatitis, hand hygiene, and healthcare professionals.
Sibbald RG, Ayello EA.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2020 Apr;33(4):175. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000657720.13136.1d. No abstract available.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASW.0000657720.13136.1d

Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff.
Verbeek JH, Rajamaki B, Ijaz S, Sauni R, Toomey E, Blackwood B, Tikka C, Ruotsalainen JH, Kilinc Balci FS.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 15;4:CD011621. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011621.pub4.
https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011621.pub4

Reply to: "Skin damage among healthcare workers managing coronavirus disease-2019".
Oranges T, Janowska A, Dini V.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 10. pii: S0190-9622(20)30542-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.003. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.003

Adverse skin reactions among healthcare workers during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak: A survey in Wuhan and its surrounding regions.
Lin P, Zhu S, Huang Y, Li L, Tao J, Lei T, Song J, Liu D, Chen L, Shi Y, Jiang S, Liu Q, Xie J, Chen H, Duan Y, Xia Y, Zhou Y, Mei Y, Zhou X, Wu J, Fang M, Meng Z, Li H.
Br J Dermatol. 2020 Apr 7. doi: 10.1111/bjd.19089. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.19089

Rational hand hygiene during COVID-19 pandemic.
Cavanagh G, Wambier C.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0190-9622(20)30513-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.090. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.090

Consensus of Chinese experts on protection of skin and mucous membrane barrier for healthcare workers fighting against coronavirus disease 2019.
Yan Y, Chen H, Chen L, Cheng B, Diao P, Dong L, Gao X, Gu H, He L, Ji C, Jin H, Lai W, Lei T, Li L, Li L, Li R, Liu D, Liu W, Lu Q, Shi Y, Song J, Tao J, Wang B, Wang G, Wu Y, Xiang L, Xie J, Xu J, Yao Z, Zhang F, Zhang J, Zhong S, Li H, Li H.
Dermatol Ther. 2020 Mar 13:e13310. doi: 10.1111/dth.13310. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.13310
# Reports Chinese survey that found high rates of self-perceived skin barrier damage, along with skin washing and protection recommendations.

Skin damage among healthcare workers managing coronavirus disease-2019.
Lan J, Song Z, Miao X, Li H, Li Y, Dong L, Yang J, An X, Zhang Y, Yang L, Zhou N, Yang L, Li J, Cao J, Wang J, Tao J.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Mar 18. pii: S0190-9622(20)30392-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.014. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.014
# This research letter reports high prevalence of skin damage on the face and hands of front-line healthcare workers in Hubei Province, China.

Letter from the Editor: Occupational skin disease among healthcare workers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Elston DM.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Mar 11. pii: S0190-9622(20)30390-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.012. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.012
# Editorial comment on the Lan et al. article above from Hubei.

Behavioral considerations and impact on personal protective equipment (PPE) use: Early lessons from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Kantor J.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Mar 11. pii: S0190-9622(20)30391-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.013. [Epub ahead of print]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.013
# Another commentary on the Lan et al. article above from Hubei.

Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents.
Kampf G, Todt D, Pfaender S, Steinmann E.
J Hosp Infect. 2020 Mar;104(3):246-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2020.01.022. Epub 2020 Feb 6.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.01.022
# Interesting review of articles on how long coronaviruses can last on inanimate surfaces and which biocidal agents are most effective – benzalkonium and chlorhexidine less effective than hydrogen peroxide and sodium hypochlorite.

 

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