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Reducing trauma associated with burns care using Safetac technology

12 September 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The nature of a burn may itself cause significant pain, which may be exacerbated by external factors such as dressing of the wound, wound debridement and surgical...

Good practice in the management of serious degloving injuries

01 July 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Many lacerations involve degloving, a form of avulsion in which skin is torn off the underlying tissue. Patients with lacerations involving degloving must be managed...

A world of pain

23 May 2006

Nursing Standard

General article

Though a common condition, chronic wound pain is poorly recognised and managed. Older people, who are the most commonly affected, can become socially isolated as a...

Management of procedural pain in adult patients

08 December 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Procedural pain in adults is not well documented in the literature. This article provides practical advice for healthcare professionals on how to assess and manage...

Granulated sugar treatment for leg ulcers: a case report

02 February 2016

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

The use of sugar in the treatment of wounds dates back to Ancient Egypt. This article begins with a summary of that history and, in the case study that follows, a...