Wound Care: Excoriation vs Denuded

Recently, WCEI’s Nancy Morgan RN had a chance to sit down with Instructor Cindy Broadus RN and discuss a question that was emailed to WCEI about the terms Excoriation and Denuded. Below is a short video of their discussion.

How have you been using these terms? Is it common in your clinical setting that people use these terms interchangeably? Is it acceptable? Could these terms be so misunderstood that we all may be treating the “condition” differently? What say you?

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What do you think?


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