Performing a skin assessmentHess, Cathy Thomas BSN, RN, CWOCNNursing2010: July 2010 - Volume 40 - Issue 7 - p 66 doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000383457.86400.cc Department: WOUND & SKIN CARE Author Information Cathy Thomas Hess is president and director of clinical operations of Wound Care Strategies, Inc., in Harrisburg, Pa. Adapted from Hess CT. Performing a skin assessment. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2008;21(8):392. © 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.