Chapter 3. Skin Changes in the At-Risk Limb

  1. Karen Ousey and
  2. Caroline McIntosh
  1. Caroline McIntosh and
  2. Kimberley Martin

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch3

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

How to Cite

McIntosh, C. and Martin, K. (2008) Skin Changes in the At-Risk Limb, in Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach (eds K. Ousey and C. McIntosh), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch3

Editor Information

  1. University of Huddersfield

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512661

Online ISBN: 9780470697870

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Keywords:

  • intrinsic factor;
  • at risk limb;
  • discuss management strategies;
  • systematic skin;
  • exact anatomical location

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Scenario

  • Skin Assessment

  • The Ageing Skin

  • Diabetes Mellitus

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Rheumatic Diseases

  • Immunosuppression

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS

  • Skin Allergies

  • State of Continence

  • Skin Management Strategies

  • Case Study Revisited

  • Conclusion

  • References