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Best Practice Recommendations for Prevention and Management of Skin Tears in Aged Skin

An Overview

LeBlanc, Kimberly; Campbell, Karen E.; Wood, Eleanor; Beeckman, Dimitri

Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing: November/December 2018 - Volume 45 - Issue 6 - p 540–542
doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000481
NSWOCC Feature

Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), IIWCC, KDS Professional Consulting, NSWOCC Institute, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

Karen E. Campbell, PhD, RN, Western University and Lawson Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada.

Eleanor Wood, BA, Wounds UK and Wounds International, London, United Kingdom.

Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, MSc, RN, FEANS, University Centre of Nursing and Midwifery at Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

Correspondence: Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), IIWCC Chair, Wound Ostomy Continence Institute, Association of Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy Continence, Ottawa, ON, Canada (

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

© 2018 by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.