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Skin Integrity and Skin Failure

  • Updated:   2/25/2019
  • Contains:  11 items
What is skin failure? What factors promote skin integrity, especially in older adults? Read this collection to learn more.
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Differentiating a Pressure Ulcer from Acute Skin Failure in the Adult Critical Care Patient

Delmore, Barbara; Cox, Jill; Rolnitzky, Linda; More

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 28(11):514-524, November 2015.

Skin failure is common in critically ill patients. This study identified key predictors for skin failure includin peripheral artery disease, respiratory failure and live failure.

Palliative Wound Care Management Strategies for Palliative Patients and Their Circles of Care

Woo, Kevin Y.; Krasner, Diane L.; Kennedy, Bruce; More

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 28(3):130-140, March 2015.

A palliative wound care approach should be considred for skin failure. Practice strategies to imrpove quality of life and pain management.

Skin Fails Too: Acute, Chronic, and End-Stage Skin Failure

Langemo, Diane K.; Brown, Gregory

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 19(4):206-212, May 2006.

One of the very first articles that provides an overview of skin failure.