Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 9 (2)

Wound Essentials 9 (2)

Complex wounds, Pressure Ulcers

Wound Essentials 9 (2)Providing wound care knowledge for the everyday clinician

Included in this issue:

Editorial

Acute wounds

  • Holistic management of patients with postoperative wounds and potential complications
  • Choosing the most appropriate dressing: foams

Chronic wounds

  • The importance of effective offoading and footwear for the diabetic foot
  • Juxta CURESTM: when is it appropriate
  • Are pressure ulcers painful?
  • Ten top tips for toe bandaging for chronic oedema/lymphoedema
  • Doppler assessment: getting it right

General wound care

  • Ten top tips for everyday foot-care conundrums
  • Mental Capacity Act and its relevance to wound care
  • Ten top tips for taking high-quality digital images of wounds 
  • The role of the tissue viability nurse
  • Patient perspective: surviving pilonidal sinus with infection

Skin care

  • Eczema associated with venous leg ulcers