University Centre forNursing and Midwifery


2021 Best Practice Recommendations - Prevention and Management of Peri-wound Skin Complications

publication date: 21/06/2021

Experts from the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) formulated this guideline for the prevention and management of peri-wound complications. "The document aims to raise awareness of issues relating to the peri-wound and to enable all clinicians to consider the peri-wound appropriately when managing wounds." The document can be accessed via or by clicking here.


Anika Fourie
Anika Fourie