Skin tear

Known as: tear skin, Skin Tears, Skin tear(s) 
A break in skin tissue caused by friction or shearing.
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
The appropriate management of patients with skin tears is an ongoing challenge for healthcare professionals. Skins tears are… (More)
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2009
2009
Ms Baranoski has disclosed that she is/was a consultant/advisor to Mölnlycke Health Care and 3M and is/was a member of the… (More)
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2005
2005
This article reports the results of a 10-month skin care program for 30 clients on a residential Alzheimer's disease unit. The… (More)
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2002
2002
Traditional management of skin tears can cause new damage and slow down healing. This paper discusses how to categorise these… (More)
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1998
1998
Skin tears in the elderly are a common alteration of aging skin integrity. Very little is found in the literature on the… (More)
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1998
1998
A pilot study was conducted to compare four types of dressings used to treat skin tears in nursing home residents. Wounds treated… (More)
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1997
1997
Skin tears are common among residents of long-term care facilities. This study evaluated the effectiveness of emollient… (More)
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1993
1993
Very little has been written about skin tears. A common taxonomy and definition for each type of skin tear can organize teaching… (More)
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1991
1991
While skin tears are a common occurrence in the institutionalized elderly population, nothing has been written about this problem… (More)
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1991
1991
In vivo and in vitro experiments were conducted in an effort to elucidate the mechanism of suppression by halofuginone of skin… (More)
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