Skin integrity

Ten top tips: end of life pressure Injuries

Pressure injuries occur due to unrelieved or intense pressure in intolerant tissues. Perhaps, no patient exemplifies this risk as well as the end-of-life patient. Patients at end of their life are often malnourished, immobile, less cognitively intact, and incontinent, when they may have not been...

Ten top tips: bariatric skin care

The number of obese patients is rising worldwide, with estimates of nearly 2 billion adults being overweight (body mass index (BMI) >25) and 600 million being obese (BMI>30)[1]. These numbers mean that, on a daily basis, most healthcare providers are working with bariatric patients as bariatrics...