REFERENCES & RESOURCES


UNDERSTANDING MARSI by 3M 

http://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/company-us/all-3m-products/~/All-3M-Products/Health-Care/Medical/?N=5002385+8707795+8707798+8709680+8711017+3294857497&rt=r3


Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society®

http://www.wocn.org


McNichol, L., Lund, C., Rosen, T., & Gray, M. (2013). Medical adhesives and patient safety: state of the science: consensus statements for the assessment, prevention, and treatment of adhesive-related skin injuries. Orthop Nurs, 32(5), 267-281. doi: 10.1097/NOR.0b013e3182a39caf


NDNQI  Training CLICK BELOW:

https://members.nursingquality.org/ndnqipressureulcertraining/Module2/marsi.aspx​



Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injury (MARSI) is a relatively new term that describes the etiology of a common injury seen in surgical patients particularly in the elderly and pediatric population. The injury can result in significant pain and risk for infection.  These injuries should  NOT be classified as pressure Ulcers/Injury


The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ has published a consensus statement for the assessment, prevention, and treatment of MARSI. To learn more and download additional resources click on the links below.