Journal Articles


  1. Managing chronic oedema in community settingsVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    The aim of this rapid-evidence assessment of the literature is to assess the existing evidence relating to the management of cancer and non-cancer related chronic oedema/Lymphoedema in the community setting. Methods: Using the PICO (Patient/Population/Problem...

  2. May I use this picture please? The ethics for sharing VIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    Wound photography can enhance the assessment of patients, their wound and environment if the images taken are good. Used in association with a medical and wound history, images will influence decision-making and the planning of treatment, providing an opportunity...

  3. Reflection from the EWMA conference in AmsterdamVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    Each year the Lindsay Leg Club (LLC) Foundation® and industry partners provide a scholarship to the annual European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Conference. All LLC clinicians are encouraged to enter by providing a write-up on the positive aspects...

  4. Samuel-Auguste Tissot: an early proponent of processVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    By the time of publication, the call for abstracts for the Wounds UK Harrogate conference 2017 will be closed. Harking back to last year’s conference, the focus was on change, and the entreaty that the industry embrace guidelines and process. More than 250...

  5. The impact of postgraduate studies in wound healing on professional practice and personal developmentVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    There is some evidence to show that higher education can make a difference in nursing and midwifery programmes, however, there is a lack of evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness of postgraduate programmes with an inter-professional focus with regards to...

  6. The Joint EPUAP & EWMA Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Patient Safety Advocacy Project VIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    Pressure ulcers (PUs) are a common, costly, debilitating problem across all healthcare sectors, despite significant investment in education and training and use of human resources, equipment, and technological advancements. In recognising the persistent problem...

  7. The language of research (part 14): research methodologies: randomised controlled trialsVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    In the next three instalments of the Decoding Science series, we will explore randomised controlled trials (RCTs). To better understand why RCTs are considered so important in the armoury of research methodologies (Box 1) in medicine, some of the key features...

  8. The role of virtual patients in medical education: a review of the literature VIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    Virtual Patients (VPs) are an interactive computer-based clinical patient scenario used in medical education. To determine how VPs are used in medical education, a literature search and review was completed. Methods: A literature search was completed using...

  9. What emotional intelligence is and is notVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK 13 (3)

    Emotional intelligence (EI) and emotional literacy are useful in the toolkit of a leader or manager who seeks to influence people through thoughts and emotions. Like all leadership tools, EI can be used for the right purposes, or it can be abused and used...

  10. Ultrasound-assisted wound debridement deviceVIEW PDF

    December 2010 Volume 6 Issue 4

    Wound debridement is an essential part of wound bed preparation, as it helps to remove non-viable tissue which can delay healing and act as a focus for infection. Many debridement techniques exist, all of which require varying levels of expertise and have...