Have you tried to solve the the Wound Detectives series yet in Wounds UK? Head to the latest issue of the journal to have a go. What is the cause of the wound, what tests would you order to confirm your diagnosis and what treatment would you plan?
Joy Tickle goes through the composition of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ exudate and the detrimental effect it has on patients, wound healing and the surrounding skin. Management solutions focus on treating the cause of the exudate and care of the surrounding skin.