Skin integrity

Exit site wounds Made Easy

Crude tracheotomies have been depicted on Egyptian artefacts as far back as 3600BC1, while the ancient Syrians used catheters fashioned from reeds. Percutaneous devices are now in...

Skin integrity update

Peter Vowden, Tracy Nowicki, Karen Ousey and Connie Harris report on several Skin Integrity topics. If you use an innovative technique in your practice that you would like us to...

Skin Tears Made Easy

Skin tears occur in those with fragile skin, including neonates and more frequently in the elderly. Some skin tears are unavoidable but many are considered to be preventable1. It...