Skin Tear and Duoderm Question - page 2

by bshaw96 8,132 Views | 11 Comments

I have a HH patient with a skin tear on the back of her LLL. The skin pretty much peeled off so there were no edges to approximate. I am by no means a wound care expert, so I just did what I'd seen done in the past. I cleansed it... Read More

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    Quote from nola1202
    I love Mepilex!
    Me Too!!! Add a bit of skin prep and leave it alone for up to a week. Can put a tegaderm over it for the ability to shower.
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    I would agree with previous posts.
    Mepilex/ mepilex bordered is ideal for these skin tears when the edges cannot be approximated.
    Duoderm would further damage this fragile skin!!