Techniques for acute wound closure
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Techniques for acute wound closure

Tanya Reynolds Nurse consultant, Accident and emergency care, accident and emergency department, Homerton Hospital
Elaine Cole Lecturer/practitioner, Accident and emergency/trauma, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University/Barts and The London NHS Trust, London

This article provides an overview of the assessment and management of the common types of acute wound that frequently present to accident and emergency departments, minor injury units and walk-in centres, and which require closure.

Nursing Standard. 20, 21,55-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.02.20.21.55.c4057

Correspondence

tanya.reynolds@homerton.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review