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The fundamental goal of wound prevention: recent best evidence

Haesler, Emily; Frescos, N; Rayner, Robyn


Preventing wounds is a fundamental goal for all wound professionals and is enshrined within the Australian national wound management standards. The paper presents an overview of the recent evidence in the prevention of venous leg ulcers, pressure injuries, diabetes-related foot ulcers and skin tears. Recent literature searches identified a paucity of high-quality evidence for most wound prevention interventions. The paper presents evidence available to support current best practice. Despite the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Wound Practice and Research


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