A total of 18 publications were examined, of which only nine met the inclusion criteria. The literature search was carried out by two authors, the first and last author. The years 2016–2018 were...
When an acute wound initially takes place, an efflux of lymphatic fluid and blood occurs, resulting in the first phase of the wound healing process: haemostasis. This phase, usually triggered within...
This consensual expert opinion was drawn up using two methods: the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) and the Delphi process,17–19 and conducted according to a written protocol..
Medline, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and Google Scholar were searched for relevant articles regarding the use of wound dressings and AMS in wound care, published between January 1970 and...
In the US, litigation for wound care and pressure injury is on the rise.
Protein is made from amino acids, which can be made by the body or consumed through food.
Perform nutrition screening upon admission using the two validated nutritional screening options: Mini Nutritional Screening Form (MNA)1; Malnutrtion Screening Tool (MST).2.
Prior to weighing a patient, check the scales for accuracy. Take the patient to a private weighing area or take a bed scale to patient’s room..
Cells and enzymes function best at normal body temperature. A temperature drop (cooling) of 2° C is sufficient to affect the biological and healing process of a wound..
90% water in a gel base. Useful for adding moisture to the wound bed, softening/debriding necrotic tissue and for maintaining a moist wound bed..