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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | August 2021

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Challenges of managing drug injection-induced wounds in the community

Challenges of managing drug injection-induced wounds in the community
Wound Care

Pages: 42 - 45

Article topics: Biatain® Ag Non-Adhesive with 3DFit™ Technology, People who inject drugs, Venous leg ulcers, Wound assessment

This article explores wound assessment and management, specifically the management in a challenging group of patients who inject drugs. It describes the development of a service to meet their specific needs and how this service has flexed and adapted over time. A case study is presented to showcase the assessment and subsequent management of a chronic wound, which developed as a result of injecting drugs, with Biatain® Ag Non-Adhesive with 3DFit™ Technology.

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