oa Wound Healing Southern Africa - Special considerations in wound bed preparation 2011 : an update : wound bed preparation
|Article Title||Special considerations in wound bed preparation 2011 : an update : wound bed preparation|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Wound Healing Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Toronto, Canada, 2 Toronto Regional Wound Clinics, Canada, 3 Queen's University, Canada, 4 Stellenbosch University, 5 Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, United Arab Emirates, 6 Excelsior College School of Nursing, USA, 7 University of Alberta, Canada, 8 Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada, 9 University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland and 10 University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||55 - 72|
|Keyword(s)||Chronic wound, Healable and nonhealable wounds, Holistic approach, Leg and foot ulcers, Maintenance wounds, Stalled wound and Wound bed preparation|
This article builds and expands upon the concept of wound bed preparation introduced by Sibbald et al in 2000 as a holistic approach to wound diagnosis and treatment of the cause and patient-centered concerns such as pain management, optimizing the components of local wound care: Debridement, Infection and persistent Inflammation, along with Moisture balance before Edge effect for healable but stalled chronic wounds.
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