Category list : Wound management series
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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
Knowing how to control wound pain effectively is an important aspect of wound care, since poorly managed pain can significantly impede the healing process
Nurses need to assess the patient holistically when devising an effective treatment plan. Assessment tools help with accurate monitoring of the wound’s progress
Understanding how wounds heal enables nurses to apply the appropriate treatment and management techniques at each phase to support the healing process