Wound Essentials

Wound Essentials which was launched in June 2006 by Wounds UK is a \"must read\" for everyone in the wound care industry. It is an online journal and all articles are available to download FREE here.

For all enquiries, please email the editor: Adam Bushby abushby@omniamed.com


  1. Farewells and new beginnings for Wound EssentialsVIEW PDF

    Back in 2006, the first edition of Wound Essentials was launched. At the helm from its inception was Pauline Beldon, Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant. Her vision was to produce a wound care journal that would be accessible to clinicians of all disciplines...

  2. Holistic management of patients with postoperative wounds and potential complicationsVIEW PDF

    Surgery is one of the most important treatments offered by today’s NHS. As a result, the care delivered to patients in the pre-operative, intra-operative and postoperative stages form one of the cornerstones of nursing care. This article provides an overview...

  3. Juxta CURES™: when is it appropriate?VIEW PDF

    Compression therapy is the optimum treatment for venous leg ulcers (Nelson, 2011). Through case study evidence, this article challenges the view that the current ‘gold standard’ bandaging technique is the most clinically or cost-eḀective treatment and...

  4. The importance of effective offloading and footwear for the diabetic footVIEW PDF

    Chronic non-healing foot ulcers are a common problem associated with diabetes mellitus. Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs)frequently occur on the plantar aspect of the foot at sites of high shear and pressure, primarily due to repetitive injury during daily activities....

  5. Wound Essentials 9 (2)
    Wound Essentials 9 (2)VIEW PDF

    Providing wound care knowledge for the everyday clinician

  6. Wound Essentials 9 (1)
    Wound Essentials 9 (1)VIEW PDF

    Providing wound care knowledge for the everyday clinician

  7. Wound Essentials 8 (2)
    Wound Essentials 8 (2) VIEW PDF

    Providing wound care knowledge for the everyday clinician