athlete’s foot

Nursing Interventions for Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a common skin inflammation of the webs of the toes and soles of the feet.            Perform a physical exam and identify the source of problem and discuss treatment options. Recommend proper foot hygiene and methods to minimize perspiration. Recommend a topical anti-fungal medication. Recommend footwear and over-the-counter […]

Nursing Intervention for Athlete’s Foot / Tinea Pedis

Administer fungal foot sprays Be sure to dry the patient’s feet thoroughly, especially between the toes, and remove dead or thickened skin carefully before applying medicines (sprays / powders / ointments). Teach the client to keep his feet as dry as possible, including the area between the toes. Small pieces of cotton can be placed […]