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2F: References

This is a list of references used to produce the content for Module 2.

Ayello, E., and R. Sibbald, R. Preventing pressure ulcers and skin tears, in Evidence based geriatric nursing protocols for best practice.. E. Capezuti, et al. Springer Publishing Company: New York. 403-29

Baranoski, S. 2003. How to prevent and manage skin tears. Advances in Skin & Wound Care 16 (5): 268-270.

Baranoski, S. 2003. How to prevent and manage skin tears. Advances in Skin & Wound Care 16 (5): 268-270.

Best Practice Statement: Care of the Older Person’s Skin Wounds UK 2012 31st January 2013; 2nd Edition

Carville, K., Lewin, G., Newall, N. et al. STAR: A consensus for skin tear classification. Primary Intention 2007, 15: 18-28.

Coleman, K. 2001. Practical management of skin tears. Wound Care Network, 6: 2-4.

Joanna Briggs Institute: Topical skin care in aged care facilities. Best Practice 2007, 11.

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McErlean, B., S. Sandison, D. Muir, B. Hutchinson, and W. Humphreys. 2004. Skin tear prevalence and management at one hospital. Primary Intention 12 (2): 83-88.

Morey, P. 2003. Skin tears: a case review. Primary Intention 11 (4): 197-202.

Murray, E. 2005. Skin tears - evaluation of education program in an acute hospital setting. Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia 25 (3): 12-18.

Payne, R. and M. Martin. 1993. Defining and classifying skin tears: need for common language. Ostomy Wound Management 39 (5): 16.

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