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What is nursing skin integrity guidelines: a nursing driven order to provide evidence based skin integrity interventions; provides a streamlined process for immediate application of best practice interventions for identified skin impairments; the interventions can be implemented based on assessment findings and clinical judgment; and provides a guideline for consulting the WOC Nurse, including when wounds are not healing, all pressure ulcers, and ostomy needs.
evidence-based practice, skin care, pressure ulcers, nursing interventions, practice guidelines
Schuster, Kim; Gorecki, Amy; and Burris, Jennifer, "Nursing Skin Integrity Guidelines: A New Approach to Skin Care" (2014). Nursing Posters. 29.