Quick Guide


  1. Leg Ulcer Quick Guide
    Leg Ulcer Quick GuideVIEW PDF

    A one-size-fits-all approach no longer suits practice. Using a holistic approach to treat the patient helps address the issues that impede optimised outcomes and cost minimisation. This Quick Guide provides a practical tool for selecting the most appropriate...

  2. Selecting Compression Quick Guide
    Selecting Compression Quick GuideVIEW PDF

    This Quick Guide examines at the patient and clinical factors, and the therapy goals to determine the most appropriate therapeutic compression choice for for each patient. Hosiery and bandaging types are delineated, and tips for optimising concordance are...

  3. Accurate pressure ulcer assessment
    Accurate pressure ulcer assessmentVIEW PDF

    Pressure ulcer (PU) assessment can be a challenge, particularly when the wound cannot be fully visualised. Mechanical debridement with Debrisoft can be used by practitioners across competency levels and can help fulfil this key need in practice.

  4. Quick Guide: The role of Debrisoft in diabetic foot ulcers
    Quick Guide: The role of Debrisoft in diabetic foot ulcersVIEW PDF

    Debridement in diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) can be a challenge for non-podiatrist practitioners. Mechanical debridement with Debrisoft can be used by practitioners across competency levels and can help fulfil this key need in practice.

  5. Managing chronic oedema with a venous leg ulcer
    Managing chronic oedema with a venous leg ulcerVIEW PDF

    This quick guide brings together both the key principles of managing chronic oedema and the principles of managing a venous leg ulcer to elucidate complementary treatment of both conditions. A decision-making pathway for choosing appropriate compression and...

  6. Portable, single-use negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) quick guide
    Portable, single-use negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) quick guideVIEW PDF

    With a step-by-step guide to assessment, application and activation, along with clear diagrams and tips for use and setting treatment goals, this is the definitive guide to using portable, single-use negative pressure wound therapy (PICO) in practice.

  7. Topical Antimicrobials Quick Guide
    Topical Antimicrobials Quick GuideVIEW PDF

    A pocket-sized manual for managing wounds that fall on the spectrum from critically colonised to clinically infected. This quick guide distils the most recent Best Practice Statement on the Use of Topical Antimicrobials (third edition) and provides a simplified...

  8. Quick Guide on Debrisoft in Practice
    Quick Guide on Debrisoft in PracticeVIEW PDF

    Evidence shows that mechanical debridement with a single-use, monofilament pad (Debrisoft) may lead to quicker debridement, fewer nurse visits and less discomfort for patients, compared with other methods. This quick guide covers why, when and how to use Debrisoft,...

  9. MEDICAL DEVICE-RELATED PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION QUICK GUIDE
    MEDICAL DEVICE-RELATED PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION QUICK GUIDEVIEW PDF

    This Quick Guide explains why medical device-related pressure ulcers occur and how to prevent them, and provides a decision-making guide for optimising device-related pressure ulcer prevention.

  10. Heel Ulcer Management Quick Guide
    Heel Ulcer Management Quick GuideVIEW PDF

    Heel ulcers can jeopardise limb viability and lead to a reduction in or loss of function, with up to 42% of patients with a heel ulcer requiring amputation. Assessing, recognising and diagnosing heel ulcers are crucial to acting quickly to offload the foot,...