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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | September 2009

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Identifying, managing and treating skin tears

Identifying, managing and treating skin tears
Wound Management

Pages: 18 - 22

Article topics: Elderly population, Skin tears, Wound Care, Wound Management

Dr Karen Ousey discusses the aetiology and classification of skin tears

Dr Karen Ousey, RGN, PhD is a Principal Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Health Studies, Centre for Health & Social Care Research, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK

Article accepted for publication: July 2009