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Keywords

friction, incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD), pressure injury, shear, skin assessment

 

Authors

  1. Francis, Kathleen DNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN

Abstract

Abstract: Subtle differences in presentation make skin injury classification difficult for clinicians. This can be particularly challenging in patients with dark skin tones. This article will cover the differentiation of skin injuries, such as pressure injury versus incontinence dermatitis.