Skin Care during Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The Tissue Viability Society is keen to support Healthcare Professionals and their patients during Coronavirus (COVID-19). Using resources from organisations, including their Corporate Sponsors and Industry Partners, the table below is the latest information available for Skin Care.

3M+KCIDecision making questionnaire for MASD
(Moisture Associated Skin Damage)
Click here for more information
Skin Protectant decision tool
for Moisture Lesions/Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD)
Click here for more information
Skin tear first responder pathway of careClick here for more information
WEBINAR - 25 November - Moisture Associated Skin Damage - Learn about the new International Best Practice recommendationsClick here for more information on how to register for the webinar
Ego Pharmaceuticals (UK) LtdEffectiveness of non soap cleansersClick here for more information
Effects of surfactants on virusesClick here for more information
HSC Public Health AgencyGuidance on protecting your skin whilst wearing PPEClick here to download poster and factsheet
Journal of Wound CarePrevention of skin damage caused by the protective equipment used to mitigate COVID-19Click here for more information
Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation TrustA toolkit to provide information on how to implement MINIMISE in your organisationClick here to find out more
MINIMISE MoistureClick here to watch the YouTube video now
NHS England & NHS ImprovementSkin care during proning checklistClick here for more information
Guidance for skin care under PPE Click here for more information
NSWOCC (Nurses Specialised in Wound, Ostomy, Continence Canada)Best Practice Recommendations for Skin Health Among Critically Ill PatientsClick here for more information
Royal College of NursingHand hygiene and caring for your handsClick here for more information
Smith + NephewTreatment of superficial skin tears of any size that can be managed within the care homeClick here for more information
Treatment and management of skin tears in clinical practiceClick here to download a copy of the educational presentation
University of NottinghamCEBD Coronavirus Resource for DermatologyClick here for more information

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