Knowledge about sunscreens is inadequate

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7062.942a (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:942
  1. Colin Fleming, Registrar,
  2. Rona Mackie, Professor
  1. Department of Dermatology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G11 6NU

    EDITOR,—J M McGregor and A R Young highlight important concerns about the ability of sunscreens to prevent skin cancer.1 A further problem with sunscreens may be inappropriate application. We conducted a questionnaire survey of 656 parents of schoolchildren in Glasgow in …

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