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Understanding the role of proteases and pH in wound healing

18 April 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent research into chronic and non-healing wounds has helped increase our knowledge and understanding of the destructive processes that occur in wounds. Advanced...

Best practice in the management of venous leg ulcers

11 April 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Leg ulcers are wounds or open sores, often chronic in nature (long-lasting and non-healing), which cause damage to the skin. Appropriate management of chronic venous...

Clinical management of non-healing wounds

14 March 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic wounds are defined as those that have failed to heal after three months. There are various intrinsic and extrinsic factors that may result in the development...

Undertaking a person-centred assessment of patients with chronic wounds

08 July 2019

Nursing Standard

Skin

Wounds have traditionally been classified as acute or chronic. While this classification is useful when attempting to estimate healing times, it might lead to an...