Should Preadmission Testing Do a Skin Assessment?

  1. Should a skin assessment be completed in Preadmission Testing to assess the risk for pressure ulcers?
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  3. by   CIRQL8
    Couldn't hurt, but how about a general skin condition to assess risk for infection, especially if there is a scratch, cut, etc at or near the incision site??
  4. by   susanmary
    Last edit by susanmary on Jan 14, '05