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    Q:   What hospital-acquired skin injury occurs as often or more often than pressure injuries?

    A:    Skin Tears1


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    LeBlanc K, Baranoski S, Holloway S, et al. A descriptive crosssectional international study to explore current practices in the assessment, prevention and treatment of skin tears. Int Wound J. 2014; doi: 10.1111/iwj.12203