Key principles involved in applying and removing wound dressings
Irene Anderson Programme tutor, Tissue viability, School of Nursing, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
This article aims to help practitioners consider a variety of wound dressings and develop their knowledge about the use of dressings to ensure patients are protected and care is cost-effective. The article focuses on which dressing should be used depending on wound type and how different dressings should be applied and removed.
Nursing Standard. 25, 10,51-57. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.11.25.10.51.c8093
Published in print: 10 November 2010Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review