This session will focus on the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel’s (ISTAP) work in the development of a tool kit & new classification system for skin tear for all populations (neonate to geriatric.) The tool kit will address the prevention, identification, and treatment of skin tears. Each component has been developed to complement other components. The tool kit is based on extensive literature reviews, international surveys, expert opinion and a wide-ranging peer-review process.
To discuss the International Skin Tear tool kit components