Assessment of wounds in adults

Mitchell, Aby (2020) Assessment of wounds in adults. British Journal of Nursing, 29 (20). S18-S24. ISSN 0966-0461

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Holistic wound assessment focusing on patients' physical and mental wellbeing is essential for effective wound treatment and management and ensuring quality patient care. Thorough, accurate and regular assessment can optimise wound healing and enhance patients' quality of life. This article discusses the stages of wound healing and some of the complications of wound healing, which inform an assessment.

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Additional Information: This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in British Journal of Nursing, copyright © MA Healthcare, after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acute wounds, Hard-to-heal wounds, Holistic wound assessment
Subjects: Medicine and health
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Depositing User: Aby Mitchell
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2021 18:42
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2021 18:42

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