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Management options for patients with pretibial lacerations

16 April 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Pretibial lacerations are a common injury, particularly in older adults. Patients may present to the emergency department for treatment, be treated in GP surgeries...

Prevention and management of skin tears in older people

15 June 2017

Emergency Nurse


Skin tears are frequently encountered in emergency and unscheduled care, and are prevalent in older people. Patients may present soon after an acute skin tear, or at...