Why Skin Matters

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Lecture Overview

In general nursing, skin is seen as something that reveals perfusion, and that's about it. In this passionate talk, Jan Riley argues that skin is the best indicator of a patient's health - the story of their life will eventually play out on their skin. This is why a skin assessment is so important to include in routine observations. Join Jan as she makes her case for why this forgotten assessment system may just be the most important of all...
CPD10m of CPD
First Published09 October 2017
Updated09 October 2017
21 October 2019
Learning Tools
Integumentary and Skin
Clinical Assessment
Primary Health Care
Preventative Health