Essentials Of MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Conditions

This article was published in  Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(6):273-284, June 2010.

This is a CME (Continuing Medical Education) article published in the June issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care.  It gives the basics of revised MDS 3.0 specifically regarding the section on skin condition.  Those clinicians working with pressure ulcers in long-term care will need to know Section M of MDS 3.0 in detail.

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Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.