The 'chronic' wound debate

In recent years, many books on wound management have used terminology such as 'chronic wound care' or 'chronic wound management' [1-5]. Other descriptors have also appeared in the literature, eg 'problem wound' [6], 'chronic and non-healing wounds' [7], 'non-healing wounds' 8], 'hard-to-heal wounds'...

Wounds digest 6(2)

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...