Tinea corporis, tinea manuum ( ringworm ) or tinea pedis ( athlete's foot ) - Guideline for the treatment of
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Guideline for the treatment of tinea corporis, tinea manuum (ringworm) or tinea pedis (athlete's foot)
Evidence Level: C
Treatments not recommended:
To provide evidence-based recommendations for appropriate investigation of tinea corporis & tinea pedis in adults.
Tinea corporis, tinea manuum (ringworm) or tinea pedis (athlete’s foot).
|Target patient group:||Adults patients in the care of LTHT|
|Target professional group(s):||Secondary Care Doctors
Secondary Care Nurses
Adapted from NHS Clinical Knowledge Summary
- Bell-Syer SEM, Hart R, Crawford F, Torgerson DJ, Tyrrell W, Russell I. Oral treatments for fungal infections of the skin of the foot. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003584. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003584
- NHS Clinical Knowledge Summary at http://cks.nice.org.uk/fungal-skin-infection-body-and-groin#!scenario (accessed 1st February 2016).
A. Meta-analyses, randomised controlled trials/systematic reviews of RCTs
B. Robust experimental or observational studies
C. Expert consensus.
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