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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...

Assessment, prevention and management of skin tears

28 April 2017

Nursing Older People


Skin tears are common in older people. They are acute wounds that are at high risk of becoming complex, chronic wounds due to the interplay between the physiological...