Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[The treatment of verruca vulgaris combining conservative and cryotherapy]

ZITÁS Éva, MÉSZÁROS Judit

AUGUST 30, 2016

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2016;29(04)

[Aim of the research: Presenting the combined treatment of and ways of preventing verruca vulgaris (viral wart, simple wart), which is significant considering public health, by the help of general health education according to our own research results. Research and sampling methods: The research was implemented from 1st September, 2014 to 30th June, 2015 in Budapest with 124 patients being treated with verruca vulgaris. The research method is following the treatment, documentation and the analysis of our own research experience. Results: We treated 635 verruca vulgaris of 124 patients combining conservative and cryotherapy. 18,6% of the symptoms recovered after 3-6 weeks; 53,2% of them after 6-9 weeks; and 23,4% of them recovered in 12 weeks; 4,8% of them required further treatment. Conclusions: The optimal treatment of verruca vulgaris is combining conservative and cryotherapy, which is more effective, less painful, and delivers better aesthetic results than monotherapies. ]

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