(508) COVID Skin Conditions vs PI: An Update on the Science
- Room: Ballroom B-C
- Session Number:508
Wednesday,June 08, 2022:9:50 AM -10:50 AM
Contact Hours: 1
This presentation will explore the common COVID-19 related skin conditions and how COVID-19 prevention and disease management may lower the threshold for pressure injuries. We will examine pressure injuries and the effects of prone positioning in the intensive care unit. Pressure injuries are also related to devices including personal protective equipment and patient care apparatus.
The learner will assess the skin changes associated with COVID-19 infection, their relationships to pressure injuries and clinical practice pearls.