Outline the competencies required for conducting a comprehensive patient assessment of the integumentary system

Related question #1

Comprehensive patient assessment includes thorough inspection and palpation of the skin. Discuss the subjective and objective data which can be gathered through the skin assessment.

Related question #2

Assessment of the nails can give data regarding many parts of the comprehensive physical assessment of the patient. Identify at least two areas of the assessment where nail assessment data can be used.