Wounds digest 7(1)

In this section, a brief synopsis is presented of a range of recently published articles that may be of interest to health professionals working in the wound care setting. The aim of this round-up is  to provide an overview, rather than a detailed summary and critique, of the research papers...

Why don’t wounds heal?

The healing of a wound is achieved by way of the integrated phases of haemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodelling, which must occur in the proper sequencing and time period, without interference and at an optimal intensity, in order for a wound to heal normally.

Achieving excellence for all ages

Inspiration for the title of this year’s Wounds UK Annual Conference ‘Overcoming the challenges in delivering clinical excellence’, came from the notion that achieving high standards of care delivery in 2015 is often difficult. Clinicians report that the ever-increasing workload and lack of...