Journal articlesThe wound healing field can learn from related specialties

The wound healing field can learn from related specialties

01/09/06 | Education, Service delivery | David Gray

The field of wound healing continues to mature and develop and many of the ideas and innovations required to maintain our momentum will come from within the field itself. Its pioneering spirit has served the speciality well in the past 25 years and will be an essential part of its future.

The strategies employed to prevent and manage wounds a quarter of a century ago bear little relation to those we employ today and much of the advancements we enjoy have been the result of a willingness to innovate and embrace change. However, as wound healing and tissue viability evolve we can learn from the successes and failures of other related specialities.