Methods of wound debridement: a case study
Jennifer Kelly Tissue viability clinical nurse specialist, Dermatology Clinic, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn, Norfolk
Wound debridement is the process of removing foreign material and dead or damaged tissue from a wound. It can speed up the healing process and reduce the risk of infection. There are various methods and each has its advantages and disadvantages. This article presents a case study to discuss the value of debriding wounds and the various options available.
Nursing Standard. 25, 25, 51-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.02.25.25.51.c8348Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review