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Debridement methods in wound care

22 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Wound debridement is an essential part of effective wound care. There are many methods of debriding wounds and it is important that patients are involved in the...

Debridement of diabetic foot wounds

15 February 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The management of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes is a complex and increasingly common problem. This article outlines the core principles of best practice for...

Treatment for burn blisters: debride or leave intact?

30 April 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

This article presents findings from a systematic literature review of whether blisters arising from minor burns should be de-roofed or left intact. It discusses the...

Wound care considerations in neonates

16 July 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Wound care management is a complex issue when caring for the neonate. An understanding of the anatomy and physiology of neonatal skin is necessary to recognise and...

Assessment and management of patients with minor traumatic wounds

19 October 2016

Nursing Standard

CPD

Patients with minor traumatic wounds are a common and universal presentation to emergency departments, and their assessment and management requires the use of...

Wound debridement: a clinical update

27 August 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article aims to improve nurses’ knowledge of wound debridement through a review of different techniques and the related physiology of wound healing. Debridement...