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Occupational Therapist

Wound Management 108

Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis


  • Describe the process of at least 5 factors that contribute to skin damage
  • Distinguish among the following terms; macule, papule, plaque, nodule, wheal, pustule, vescile and bulla
  • Describe 4 types of mechanical trauma by the extent of tissue damage associated with each
  • Discuss 3 interventions for preventing each type of mechanical trauma
  • Describe 3 preventive interventions for 3 common causes of chemical damage
  • Describe the process of an allergic contact dermatitis
  • Identify factors that predispose a patient to candidiasis
  • Describe manifestations and care of skin damage due to irradiation

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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