Prevention and management of skin tears in older people.

  • Lorna McInulty
  • Published 2017 in
    Emergency nurse : the journal of the RCN Accident…

Abstract

Skin tears are frequently encountered in emergency and unscheduled care, and are prevalent in older people. Patients may present soon after an acute skin tear, or at a later stage when the wound presentation is different and there are complications. This article describes evidence-based recommendations and strategies for the prevention, assessment and… (More)
DOI: 10.7748/en.2017.e1687

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