Evaluating the effectiveness of wound management products
Louise McKeeney Nurse manager, Tissue viability wound clinics, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust, Coventry
Evaluating and selecting wound management products is an important aspect of a tissue viability nurse’s role. This article describes how the Association of Tissue Viability Nurses West Midlands developed and implemented a wound management product evaluation form and pathway. The criteria that were used by tissue viability nurses to evaluate wound management products are identified and the process used to standardise a form to help nurses to assess the performance of wound management products is discussed.
Nursing Standard. 26, 7, 72-76. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.10.26.7.72.c8763Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review