Skin integrity

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...

Soft silicones Made Easy

Soft silicone dressings have been available for over 10 years and were developed to minimise the problems of pain and trauma at dressing change, to protect the periwound skin and...

Exit site wounds Made Easy

Crude tracheotomies have been depicted on Egyptian artefacts as far back as 3600BC1, while the ancient Syrians used catheters fashioned from reeds. Percutaneous devices are now in...