Journal articlesThe prevention, assessment and management of skin tears

The prevention, assessment and management of skin tears

29/06/17 | Assessment and diagnosis, Exudate Management, Skin integrity | Jackie Stephen-Haynes, Rosie Callaghan

When skin tears occur, the focus should be placed on appropriate assessment, classification, and management. As skin tears are considered to be largely preventable, clinicians should actively engage in the prevention of such wounds. In this article, Jackie Stephen-Haynes and Rosie Callaghan cover the prevention, assessment and management of skin tears.