May 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 5
pp: 6-2

EDITORIAL


LETTERS


INSPIRING CHANGE


DRUG NEWS


TRANSITIONS


ETHICAL PROBLEMS


STUDENT VOICES


CLINICAL ROUNDS


CLINICAL QUERIES


I.V. ROUNDS


COMBATING INFECTION


MEDICATION ERRORS



CE Connection


Skin tears: Best practices for care and prevention

LeBlanc, Kimberly; Baranoski, Sharon

Nursing . 44(5):36-46, May 2014.

Until recently, skin tears have received scant attention, even though they may be more prevalent than pressure ulcers. Now's the time to update your knowledge about assessing, treating, and preventing these painful and often debilitating wounds according to new standards and recommendations issued by the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH


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