Assessment tool for darkly pigmented skin
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- You are contributing to equality when you use
this tool appropriately.
This tool will help you assess darkly
pigmented skin which is at particular risk.
This assessment tool will assist you in your
assessment of darkly pigmented skin. There is evidence that
healthcare practitioners have in the past overlooked tissue damage
in patients with darkly pigmented skin and this tool has been
developed to address this.
Bennett MA. Report of the task force on the implications for darkly
pigmented intact skin in the predication and prevention of pressure
ulcers. Adv Wound Care. 1995;8(6):34-5.
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Published Date: 17/03/2009