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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
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The Art of Skin and Wound Care Documentation

Hess, Cathy Thomas BSN, RN, CWOCN

Continued Education
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Abstract

PURPOSE: To provide physicians and nurses with an overview of strategies for descriptive documentation of skin and wound assessments and interventions.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in learning about strategies for documenting skin and wound assessments and interventions.

OBJECTIVES: After reading the article and taking the test, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe documentation related to the use of risk assessment and manual assessment tools.

2. Describe documentation related to the use of skin and wound assessment tools.

© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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