Triangle of Wound Assessment Made Easy

Wound assessment is essential in informing the selection of appropriate therapeutic strategies to achieve clinical goals, e.g. wound healing and improved patient wellbeing. This Made Easy describes a new approach to wound assessment that encourages clinicians to look beyond the wound edge to...

PolyMem dressings Made Easy

As healthcare budgets are put under pressure, providers increasingly need to balance reduced cost with providing high-quality outcomes. This has led to more wounds being treated in the community, creating a need for non-specialists to acquire knowledge about advanced wound care products. However,...

Hybrid support surfaces Made Easy

The number of people at risk from pressure ulcers is increasing due to an ageing population and a rising prevalence of long-term conditions globally. Since most pressure ulcers are preventable, greater demands are being placed on practitioners to implement strategies for prevention. The variety of...

Managing high viscosity exudate

This paper discusses the role and types of exudate, the impact of high viscosity exudate on management and what to consider when selecting an appropriate dressing with the aim of restoring a satisfactory moist wound environment for healing.

Wound Infection Made Easy

It is important that clinicians understand how infection develops, how signs and symptoms manifest in various aetiologies, and how and when to initiate use of topical antimicrobials and systemic antibiotics in wounds clinically diagnosed as infected. This made easy reviews current practice and...