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Skin Changes at Life’s End (SCALE) wounds include wounds of many underlying etiologies that accompany the dying process. These wounds occur due to unmodifiable intrinsic and extrinsic factors unique to each individual. This article describes the case of a dying patient who sustained a skin tear that deteriorated into a SCALE wound that meets the criteria for a National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel unavoidable pressure injury.

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Wound Care News

April 22, 2015 - 3:12pm - BSN medical (Charlotte, NC) announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has assigned two Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for the JOBST Compri2 – 2-Layer-System. Read More >
April 17, 2015 - 2:39pm - Hyalomatrix, an advanced wound care device based on hyaluronic acid (HA) technology, is now eligible for reimbursement as a skin substitute through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 11 states and Washington, DC. Read More >
April 15, 2015 - 11:33am - Smith & Nephew (London, England) announced the conclusion of the 6th International Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Expert Meeting, where over 300 international experts from 36 countries convened in Berlin, Germany, between March 20-21, 2015. Read More >

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