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Using the internet to update practice

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 03, PAGE NO: 5John Unsworth, MSc, BA, RGN, PGCE, is a nurse consultant, intermediate care, Northumbria Healthcare NHS TrustThe drive towards evidence-based practice has gathered considerable momentum over the past 10 years (Hamer, 1999). Modern wound care, in common with many other aspects of practice, requires the practitioner to be aware of the best treatments available, as well as evidence of their effectiveness (Stotts, 1999).

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