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Key links for wound care nurses

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Useful organisations, documents and links for wound care and tissue viability nurses


CREST leg ulcer guidelines

RCN guidleine. The nursing management of patients with venous leg ulcers

SIGN guideline. The care of patients with chronic leg ulcers

Useful publications

Skin Breakdown - the silent epidemic.Published by the Smith and Nephew Foundation.

Useful documents from the World Union of Wound Healing Societies

Minimising pain at wound dressing related procedures

Wound exudate and the role of dressings

Compression in venous leg ulceration

Diagnostics and wounds

Vacuum assisted closure

Useful documents from the European Wound Management Association

Hard to heal wounds

Topical negative pressure in wound management

Management of wound infection

Identifying criteria for wound infection

Lymphoedema bandaging in practice

Wound bed preparation in practice

Understanding compression therapy

Pain at wound dressing changes

Other useful links

Leg ulcer forum image bank

Useful organisations

Leg Ulcer Forum

Tissue Viability Society

European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

European Wound Management Association

World Union of Wound Healing Societies

British Lymphodema Society

The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation

Wound Healing Research Unit

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