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The benefits of honey in wound management

16 November 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

In recent years there has been a renewed interest in honey in wound management. There is a range of regulated wound care products that contain honey available on the...

Delayed wound healing: who, what, when and why?

25 October 2006

Primary Health Care

Learning zone

For a variety of reasons, some wounds take longer than expected to heal. Such delayed healing may occur with chronic wounds, such as leg ulcers, but can also...

Delayed wound healing: in whom, what, when and why?

01 March 2008

Primary Health Care

CPD

For a variety of reasons, some wounds take longer than anticipated to heal, or do not heal at all. Delayed or impaired healing may occur with wounds such as leg...

Remedial action in the management of wound-related pain

16 July 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Wound-related pain, particularly following wound care interventions, is a concern to all involved in wound management. However, little is understood about how...

Surgical wound management: the role of dressings

18 July 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The history of surgical wound management illustrates how dressings have evolved over the years and sets the scene for modern wound-healing products. The aim of this...

Introduction to burns care

12 September 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

BURNS ARE AMONG the most devastating injuries a person can sustain and survive, but little economic analysis has been conducted to assess the cost-effectiveness of...

Reviewing the evidence for advanced dressings

10 July 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The principles of moist wound healing have become widely accepted since the seminal work of George Winter in the 1960s. In the subsequent 50 years, many publications...

Factors affecting cost-effectiveness in wound care decision making

30 April 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

With increasing health service cutbacks, cost-effectiveness is a central issue in many wound care decisions. Clinicians are frequently required to justify clinical...

Implementing the quality accounts agenda in tissue viability

17 February 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article attempts to summarise and interpret recent quality initiatives from the Department of Health to improve tissue viability nursing services across...

Principles of infection management in community-based burns care

12 September 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The development of infection in a burn can lead to poor healing outcomes and possibly sepsis. Although most patients with burns treated in the primary care setting...