Chronic wounds: treating the cause rather than simply covering it with a dressing
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Chronic wounds: treating the cause rather than simply covering it with a dressing

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

A nurse-led national wound care strategy aims to banish assumptions about ‘chronic’ wounds

Una Adderley was one week into her first community nursing post when she met the patient who would shape her career. The woman had leg ulcers, and it was the horror of what the young nurse saw – and the helplessness she felt – that ignited her passion for wound care.

Nursing Standard. 34, 10, 69-71. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.10.69.s25

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