In the recent literature there has been an increase in the attention given to skin tears, however skin tear research remains in its infancy. The financial and quality of life impact of these wounds has not been addressed and the impact skin tears have on both the individual and the healthcare system is often downplayed.

To date ISTAP and/or ISTAP members have published:


Take a look at the newly available publication:

Cultural Adaption and content validity of ISTAP Skin Tear Classification for Portuguese in Brazil