skin integrity, impaired

skin integrity, impaired

A state in which an individual has altered epidermis and/or dermis.
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Wound bed: color, odor, bleeding, purulent drainage/exudate, wound enlargement --Skin surrounding wound: redness, tenderness, firmness, edema, maceration, drainage, or bleeding --Other abnormalities (slough, eschar, foreign body) Nursing * Skin integrity, impaired Diagnosis * Pain, acute * Nutrition, imbalanced: less than body requirements * Coping, ineffective * Physical mobility, impaired Planning * Gather needed supplies.