Preventing, assessing and managing skin tears

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Abstract

Bianchi J (2012) Preventing, assessing and managing skin tears. Nursing Times; 108: 13, 12-16.

The ageing population means nurses in all care settings are increasingly likely to care for patients with skin tears. This article reviews the evidence on preventing, assessing and managing these.

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▸ Patients at greatest risk of skin tears

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▸ Evidence-based advice on how to prevent skin tears

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▸ Assessing and managing skin tears

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