Category list : Wound cleansing
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This article explains when wound cleansing is appropriate and how to select a cleansing solution. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
This overview of the assessment and management of wound infection includes information on antimicrobial wound products and comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
A biomedical researcher has launched a survey with Nursing Times to find out whether a “Yuck! factor” is deterring nurses from using maggots in wound care.
Updated guidance has been published on the management and prevention of an emerging fungal pathogen in hospitals and community settings, following an increasing number of cases in the UK that have affected 55 hospitals so far.
Nurse researcher takes sugar treatment to AfricaSubscription
A nurse academic has travelled from Wolverhampton to Africa to present his research on sugar treatment at leading education and medical establishments in Zimbabwe and Lesotho.
Chronic wounds arise when the normal healing process has stalled. Interventions based on patients’ individual history can set them on the path to healing
Selecting the right dressing is vital for optimum wound healing and nurses can navigate the many options available by understanding how some key dressings work
Since nurses have a duty to keep clear and accurate records, they need to know how to measure and document wounds in order to track their progress to healing
Understanding how wounds heal enables nurses to apply the appropriate treatment and management techniques at each phase to support the healing process
There is not enough evidence to suggest that wound dressings prevent surgical site infections in post-operative wounds healing by primary intention