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Legal concerns in tissue viability and wound healing

19 February 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In an age of increasing litigation, it is important for tissue viability practitioners to be aware of the legal issues surrounding their practice. Bridgit Dimond...

Wound management and pain control

27 October 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

In recent years there have been many advances in the management of wounds, but one area which is still neglected is pain control. The author describes the physiology...

Dressing selection for the treatment of coumarin necrosis

23 August 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The correct dressing selection is of vital importance in producing as rapid a healing response as possible. John Timmons demonstrates the effects of a new dressing...

The management of a patient with lymphoedema of the legs

21 June 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Lymphoedema is a much under-publicised condition, yet it affects many people. Janice Bianchi and Marie Todd outline the implications of the condition and examine the...

Pain and tissue trauma during dressing change

21 June 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background Preventing patient pain and tissue trauma to the wound and surrounding skin are key considerations for nurses at the time of dressing changes. Mark...

Wound dressings

01 May 2001

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

Each child, wound and wound site is unique and these factors will impact on the type of dressing the nurse decides to use. Wound dressings broadly fall into a number...

Wound dressings

01 June 2002

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The increasing number and complexity of dressings available to nurses, combined with a lack of guidelines for their use with...

Wound management and pain control

01 November 1999

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aims of this article are to provide an account of different types of wound and the aetiology of pain associated with wounds....

Understanding the role of proteases and pH in wound healing

18 April 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent research into chronic and non-healing wounds has helped increase our knowledge and understanding of the destructive processes that occur in wounds. Advanced...

Wound management in children

01 October 1999

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Georgina Casey explains the physiological events in wound healing in children, the rationale for dressing selection and the importance of taking a holistic approach...