Exudate assessment and management

Davies, P. (2012) Exudate assessment and management. British Journal of Community Nursing, 17 (9 SUPP). S18-S24. ISSN 14624753 (ISSN)

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Good wound management must involve an holistic approach to care; without considering the whole person, appropriate management might not be as good as it could be. In a time of austerity, it is important that money is spent appropriately on the correct wound-management technologies. Exudate assessment and management are a vital part of wound management. In this article, the focus will be on exploring the nature of exudate and tools available to evaluate exudate. Finally, suggestions will be made on the management of exudate.

Item Type: Article
September 2012Published
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assessment, Colour, Exudate, Management, article, chemistry, color, exudate, human, injury, metabolism, methodology, nursing, nursing assessment, Color, Exudates and Transudates, Humans, Nursing Assessment, Wounds and Injuries
Subjects: CAH01 - medicine and dentistry > CAH01-01 - medicine and dentistry > CAH01-01-01 - medical sciences (non-specific)
CAH02 - subjects allied to medicine > CAH02-04 - nursing and midwifery > CAH02-04-01 - nursing (non-specific)
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Social Care, Health and Related Research (C-SHARR)
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Hussen Farooq
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2017 08:30
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 17:15
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2243

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