Skin Diseases: Background of the Study, Theoretical and Conceptual Framework, and Definition of Terms

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  • Topic: Scabies, Mite, Sarcoptes scabiei
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  • Published : April 13, 2013
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Background of the study

Like the heart, stomach, and brain, our skin is an organ. In fact, it's the largest organ in human body. Everyone must be aware that skin has an important job to do as stated by Hyde (2009). In fact it has a major role in our life; first it serves as external covering making us not susceptible from bacteria and protects us against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Second, it contains networks of nerves making us feel pain and vibration, It helps you warm up when you're cold and can cool you off when you're hot. It let you feel things by touch. It provides also means of communication through facial expression whether we are happy, lonely, sad and mad and some aspects of physical appearance and attractiveness ( Craven, Hernie, 2009). Skin has a most important part hooked on our life but it is known that most of us readily take for granted skin problem especially in children. This must be due to mistaken belief that skin problem are superficial issues which won’t actually affect our health. But remember that skin mirrors the general condition of our body ( Kingman, 2012). Children specifically the pre-school is more vulnerable to skin disease such as scabies. The problem of scabies is found globally. Study shows that almost 300 million is suffering from scabies worldwide and it affects all races (Global health, 2010). Survey conducted and result shows that up to 60% of people in both rural and urban areas in developing countries agonize from scabies and it is most common among children (World Health Organization, 2012). Scabies can be passed easily by an infected person to his or her family members through skin to skin contact (Global health, 2010). The responsible for this skin disease is a dust mite known as...
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