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Chronic Wounds: Optimising Wound Management

Publication date: Thursday, 20 September 2007
Contributor(s): Ayesha Clarkson, Mike Kirby

Practice and other community-based nurses play a central role in achieving high quality wound care in patients treated initially in general practice and in those who have been discharged from hospital. This article summarises some of the wound management products available for chronic wounds, and the importance of continued wound care in the primary care setting, before focusing on one of the latest approaches – total negative pressure (TNP).

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 4, Number 5, September-October 2007
Print edition page(s): 241-245
Contributor(s): Ayesha Clarkson, Mike Kirby

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