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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | October 2020

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Part 4: Dressing selection

Part 4: Dressing selection
Clinical Skills

Article topics: Dressing selection, Wound Care

The JCN clinical skills series looks at different aspects of wound management in the community, with useful tips on patient care and improving practice. The fourth and final part focuses on dressing selection.

The last part of our clinical skills series looks at dressing selection. Wound dressings should create an environment that supports the wound healing process. However, with an ever-increasing array of dressings available, selecting the correct product can seem daunting. Holistic patient assessment, including assessment of the wound environment, needs to be undertaken before choosing a dressing and will help in the decision-making process. This article explores the principles of appropriate dressing selection and how they can be applied in clinical practice.

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