Several guidelines, classifications, risk assessments, and products to help manage high-risk people are available. To lower the occurrence of skin tears and promote healing, it is vital to regularly assess the effectiveness of prevention strategies and treatments in both domestic and clinical settings.
Skin tears are generally classified as acute wounds. An acute wound is one that heals within the normal healing timeframe, which is approximately 1 month.
Acute wounds can often be closed by primary intention. Sutures, staples, and adhesive strips are frequently used on wounds that can be closed by primary intention.