Skin Failure: An Emerging Concept

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Skin failure is an emerging concept that clarifies trends in clinical practice. Its recognition provides common nomenclature, opens research directions, and questions assumptions regarding pressure ulcers as a quality measure. Adoption of the term is a step toward uniform terminology in compliance with a value based payment system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)666-669
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2016


  • Quality
  • long-term care
  • pressure ulcers
  • quality measurement


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