Publications

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:

Publications

The Art of Dressing Selection: A Consensus Statement on Skin Tears and Best Practice Jan 2016
International Skin Tear Advisory Panel: A Tool Kit to Aid in the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Skin Tears Using a Simplified Classification System Oct 2013
Validation of a New Classification System for Skin Tears – June 2013
Skin Tears – State of the Science: Consensus Statements for the Prevention, Prediction, Assessment, and Treatment of Skin Tears Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 24(9):2-15, September 2011.

 

ISTAP Publications

  LeBlanc K., Campbell K., Beeckman D., Dunk A., Harley C., Hevia H., Holloway S., Idensohn P., Langemo D., Ousey K., Romanelli M., Vuagnat H., Woo K. (2018). Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of skin tears in aged skin. Wounds International 2018.
  Holloway, S., LeBlanc K. (2017). Dealing with Skin Tears. Journal of Nursing in Practice 22.64-66.
  LeBlanc, K., Baranoski, S. (2017). Skin Tears: Finally Recognized. Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 30(2). 62-63.
  Baranoski, S., LeBlanc, K., Gloeckner, M. (2016). Preventing, Assessing and Managing Skin Tears: A Clinical Review. American Journal of Nursing. 116(11). 24-30.
  LeBlanc, K, Alam, T., Langemo, D., Baranoski, S, Campbell, K., Woo, K. (2016) Clinical Challenges of Differentiating Skin Tears from Pressure Ulcers. EWMA Journal. 16(1) 17-23.
  LeBlanc, K., Kozell, K., Martins, L., Forest-Lalonde, L., Langlois, M., Hill, M. (2016) Evidence Based Report Card: Is daily skin moisturizing more effective than no regular moisturizing routine in the prevention of skin tears in the elderly population? JWOCN. January/February 43 (1), 17-22.
  LeBlanc, K, Baranoski, S, Christensen, D., Langemo, D., Edwards, K.,Holloway, S., Gloeckner, M., Williams, A., Woo, K., Campbell, K., Regan, M. (2016) The Art of dressing Selection: A Consensus Statement on Skin Tears and Best Practice. Advances in Skin & Wound Care 29(1) 32-46.
  Skiveren, J., Bermark, S., LeBlanc, K., Baranoski, S. (2015) Danish Translation and Validation of the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel Skin Tear Classification System. International Journal of Wound Care. 24(8).
  LeBlanc, K, Baranoski, S. (2014). Skin Tears the Forgotten Wound. Nursing Management. December 2014. 36-46.
  LeBlanc, K, Baranoski, S, Christensen, D., Langemo, D., Sammon, M., Edwards, Holloway, S., Gloeckner, M., Williams, A., Sibbald, G., Campbell, K., Regan, M. (2014) International Skin Tear Advisory Panel: Putting it all together, a Tool Kit to aid in the Prevention, Assessment and Treatment of Skin Tears. Journal WCET. 1(1). 36.
  LeBlanc, K.; Baranoski, S. Skin tears: Best Practice for care and prevention. Nursing 2014. 44(5): 46-48.
  LeBlanc, K.; Baranoski, S.; Langemo, D; Holloway, S.; Regan, M. (2014). A descriptive cross sectional international study to explore current practices in the assessment, prevention and treatment of Skin Tears. IWJ. 11(4), 424-429.
  LeBlanc, K, Baranoski, S, Christensen, D., Langemo, D., Sammon, M., Edwards,K., Holloway, S., Gloeckner, M., Williams, A., Sibbald, G., Campbell, K., Regan, M. (2013) International Skin Tear Advisory Panel: Putting it all together, a Tool Kit to aid in the Prevention, Assessment and Treatment of Skin Tears. Advances in Skin & Wound Care 26(10) 459-476
  LeBlanc, K.; Baranoski, S.; Christensen, D.; Langemo, D.; Sammon, M.; Edwards, K.; Holloway, S.; Gloeckner, M.; Williams, A.; Sibbald, G.; Campbell, K.; Regan, M. (2013) International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) – Validation of a New Classification System for Skin Tears. Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 26(6) 263-265.
  LeBlanc, K, Baranoski, S, Christensen, D., Langemo, D., Sammon, M., Edwards,K., Holloway, S., Gloeckner, M., Williams, A., Carville, K., Campbell, K., Madori, A., Regan, M. (2011) Skin Tears – State of the Science: Consensus Statements for the Prevention, Prediction, Assessment, and Treatment of Skin Tears Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 24(9): 2-15.

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