Quick Facts - Skin and Wound Care
The skin, our largest organ, performs several vital functions. It is also vulnerable to compromise that can lead to skin breakdown and injury. Proper skin care is therefore essential to maintaining skin integrity.
Implementing best practices for preventing skin breakdown will enable you and your staff to achieve optimal outcomes, especially in your patients who are at highest risk for skin injury.
This fact sheet provides crucial information for staff education on skin injury and its prevention. The following are included:
Download Quick Facts – Skin and Wound Care to share with colleagues in your facility. The print-friendly format lends itself to posting on the bulletin board or handing out to your nursing staff at in-service.