Journal articlesReflections on ritualistic care in tissue viability

Reflections on ritualistic care in tissue viability

01/12/06 | Education, Service delivery | Lilian Bradley

Recently I found myself on the other side of the healthcare divide as a patient in a 24-hour medical assessment unit (MAU). The care I received was excellent. With the day stretching ahead, and inspired by the nurses carrying out their routine observations, I decided to pass the time by reflecting on tissue viability practice and the ritualistic things we do that are throwbacks from the past.