How to cleanse a wound

Wynn, MO ORCID: 2022, 'How to cleanse a wound' , Nursing Standard .

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Wound cleansing is a routine element of wound care. However, unnecessary cleansing, inappropriate techniques and inappropriate use of cleansing solutions can negatively affect patient outcomes. Therefore, it is essential that nurses understand when and how to cleanse a wound, and are able to select the most appropriate solution to use based on a holistic wound assessment. Nurses undertaking wound cleansing must have the knowledge and skills required to do so safely and must work within their level of competence. REFLECTIVE ACTIVITY: 'How to' articles can help to update your practice and ensure it remains evidence based. Apply this article to your practice. Reflect on and write a short account of. [Abstract copyright: © 2022 RCN Publishing Company Ltd. All rights reserved. Not to be copied, transmitted or recorded in any way, in whole or part, without prior permission of the publishers.]

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: Nursing Standard
Publisher: RCN Publishing
ISSN: 2047-9018
SWORD Depositor: Publications Router
Depositing User: Publications Router
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2022 13:52
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2022 13:52

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