Skin failure is increasingly recognized as a clinical syndrome. Like all other organs skin can fail, however experts continue to grapple with definitions, causative factors, and manifestations.1,2 There are currently a number of overlapping clinical entities that include terminal ulcer terminologies that have not been well defined by rigorous research criteria, and not
recognized by all providers and regulatory bodies across the healthcare continuum.1 Establishing skin failure as an
entity by defining contributing factors similar to other organ systems will enable providers to recognize and
address it effectively in practice, and assist regulators factors into modification of quality measurement
criteria.2 There is a pressing need to define skin failure as a clinical syndrome and understand its pathophysiology
because of its implications for both clinical care and health care policy…
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