Ok. Been battling this with myself for a while.
Have a pt that has 3 open areas to coccyx,rgt and lft buttocks- on a pt that stays up in w/c or on their back in bed (they literally refuse to turn).
Wound care calls the area shearing... When theres clear induration and drainage..
Do you guys call this shearing?!?
What about a pt that always is seen placing her elbows on tables,w/cs abd bedside tables (hands on ch