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2020 Mar

Int J Nurs Stud


Maintaining skin integrity in the aged: A systematic review.


Lichterfeld-Kottner A, El Genedy M, Lahmann N, Blume-Peytavi U, Büscher A, Kottner J
Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Mar; 103:103509.
PMID: 31945604.


In aged nursing care receivers, the prevalence of adverse skin conditions such as xerosis cutis, intertrigo, pressure ulcers or skin tears is high. Adequate skin care strategies are an effective method for maintaining and enhancing skin health and integrity in this population.