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Barriers to healing

Lynne Watret and Margaret Armitage discuss the need to prepare the wound bed in order for effective wound healing to take place.

Lynne Watret MN, MA, RGN is a Senior Nurse Tissue Viability, North Glasgow Hospitals University NHS Trust.
Margaret Armitage DN Cert, RSCN, RGN is a Vascular Liaison Nurse Specialist, Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust.
Article accepted for publication
September 2001.