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Skin tear prevention and management among patients in the acute aged care and rehabilitation units in the Australian Capital Territory: A best practice implementation project

Lopez, Violeta; Dunk, Ann Marie; Parke, Jill; Larkin, David; Trudinger, Maria; Stuart, Margaret

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Background: A skin tear is a traumatic wound that results from the separation of the skin layers due to shearing forces, friction or blunt trauma that affects all people. Numerous preventative measures aim to reduce the skin tears and minimise conditions

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59213
Source: International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-1609.2011.00234.x

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