Consensus And Supplements


  1. Supplement: Management of heel pressure ulcers among inpatients  with diabetes
    Supplement: Management of heel pressure ulcers among inpatients with diabetes VIEW PDF

    March 2013 Volume 9 Issue 1

    Approximately 6000 people with diabetes undergo leg, foot, or toe amputations each year in England, many of which are avoidable. The risk of lower extremity amputation for people with diabetes is ≥20 times that of people without diabetes. Major amputation...

  2. Supplement: No foot is an island
    Supplement: No foot is an islandVIEW PDF

    March 2013 Volume 9 Issue 1

    Foot ulcers are a common cause of hospital admission in people with diabetes and cause great expense to the NHS, yet patients are not consistently receiving optimal foot care from a multidisciplinary team – and the team is incomplete without the patient....

  3. Effective debridement in a changing NHS: A UK consensus
    Effective debridement in a changing NHS: A UK consensusVIEW PDF

    This document aims to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals, who care for patients with wounds in both community and acute care settings, with the information and practical tools required to facilitate optimum wound healing through appropriate...

  4. Best practice guidelines for skin and wound care in epidermolysis bullosa
    Best practice guidelines for skin and wound care in epidermolysis bullosaVIEW PDF

    These guidelines have been developed to aid clinicians in the management of skin and wound care for patients with the genetic skin fragility disorder epidermolysis bullosa (EB). Management strategies for wounds or wound complications are suggested for patients...

  5. 8(3): A new debridement technique tested on pressure ulcers
    8(3): A new debridement technique tested on pressure ulcersVIEW PDF

    September 2012 Volume 8 Issue 3

  6. Supplement 8(2): The identification and management of moisture lesions
    Supplement 8(2): The identification and management of moisture lesionsVIEW PDF

    June 2012 Volume 8 Issue 2

    Moisture lesions, moisture ulcers, perineal dermatitis, diaper dermatitis and incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD) all refer to skin damage caused by excessive moisture. Yet there is often confusion between pressure ulcers and this kind of lesion. Distinguishing...

  7. Advances in leg ulcer management: Supplement 8(1)
    Advances in leg ulcer management: Supplement 8(1)VIEW PDF

    April 2012 Volume 8 Issue 1

    In this new Wounds UK supplement, one of a series that will be available with each issue of Wounds UK, clinicians will find articles on the practicalities of ABPI assessment, advances in bandage technology, how to engage the patient in order to improve concordance...