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Moisture-associated skin damage : Use of a skin protectant containing manuka honey. / Woodward, Sue.

In: British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 28, No. 6, 28.03.2019, p. 329-335.

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Woodward, S 2019, 'Moisture-associated skin damage: Use of a skin protectant containing manuka honey', British Journal of Nursing, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 329-335. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.6.329

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Woodward, S. (2019). Moisture-associated skin damage: Use of a skin protectant containing manuka honey. British Journal of Nursing, 28(6), 329-335. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.6.329

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Woodward S. Moisture-associated skin damage: Use of a skin protectant containing manuka honey. British Journal of Nursing. 2019 Mar 28;28(6):329-335. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.6.329

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Woodward, Sue. / Moisture-associated skin damage : Use of a skin protectant containing manuka honey. In: British Journal of Nursing. 2019 ; Vol. 28, No. 6. pp. 329-335.

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