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Caring for dehisced wounds in the community

Dehisced surgical wounds are a common occurrence and are seen both in primary and secondary care. The impact of a

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Caring for chronic wounds in the community

This article explains why wounds become chronic at a cellular level and discusses some of the contributory systemic factors that

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Identifying wound management goals using the Triangle of Wound Assessment

Presentation by Simon Barrett, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.

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Venous Leg Ulcer Virtual Clinic: Using TIMES to get Wound Management Right

Presentation by Joy Tickle, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.

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Vascular Assessment and Patient Pathways

Presentation by Adam Hopkinson, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.

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Taking the fear out of wound infection: conquering every day issues

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 11 December 2018

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Venous leg ulcers: importance of early assessment and intervention for long-term success

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 27 November 2018

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Using best practice to treat wound infection: time to go green

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 3 October 2018

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Using best practice to improve wound assessment

Presented by Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist and originally broadcast in September 2018.

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AQUACEL® Foam dressings

AQUACEL® Foam dressings feature a Hydrofiber® interactive wound contact layer, providing holistic exudate management, supporting the body's natural healing process. 

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AQUACEL®Ag+ Extra™

AQUACEL® Ag+ Extra™ has all the benefits of Hydrofiber® Technology plus ionic silver for infected, or wounds at risk of infection. 

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AQUACEL® Extra™ and Ribbon dressings

AQUACEL® Extra™ and Ribbon dressing are designed to meet the specific demands of everyday exuding wounds and wound cavities. 

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Mextra® Superabsorbent

Mextra® Superabsorbent comprises a four-layer construction to deliver optimal exudate management.

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Biatain® Silicone

Biatain® Silicone is a soft, flexible, absorbent foam dressing with a soft silicone adhesive border.

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Atrauman®

Atrauman® is a range of wound contact layers, which provide gentle wound care, atraumatic protection as well as antibacterial action.

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HydroTac®

HydroTac® is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) with AquaClear Technology designed to accelerate epithelialisation.

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Adult asthma: what community nurses should know

Asthma is a common lung condition affecting many patients in the community. Nurses are pivotal in the diagnosis and management

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HydroClean® plus

HydroClean® plus is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) that cleanses, debrides, desloughs and absorbs.

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Pressure ulcer identification and management

Pressure ulcers were the largest proportion of patient safety incidents in 2011–2012, accounting for 19% of all reports (National Institute for

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Breathlessness at end of life

The provision of end of life care is important core work for community nursing teams. Once end of life has ...

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Mepitel® One

Meptel® One is a transparent wound contact layer that provides high visibility of the wound bed. 

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Mepilex® Border

Mepilex® Border is a bordered foam dressing with a Safetac® wound contact layer.

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Exufiber®

Exufiber® is a highly absorbent gelling fibre dressing with unique patented Hydrolock® technology. 

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Empowering patients to self-care with a Velcro wrap compression device

Chronic oedema is a soft tissue swelling present for at least three months, most commonly caused by venous and lymphatic

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ReadyWrap™

ReadyWrap™ is a soft and comfortable range of compression wrap garments, which are suitable for patients with venous and lymphatic disease.

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Compression therapy, prevention of recurrence and revalidation

Presentation from JCN 2017 Roadshow

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Using disposable NPWT to manage diabetic foot ulcers

Presentation from JCN 2017 Roadshow

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Using an innovative dressing to balance wound moisture

Exudate management in chronic wounds and hard-to-heal wounds is a vital process and community nurses need to be aware of ...

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The use of motivational interviewing in community nursing

While lifestyle-related conditions such as heart disease, obesity and diabetes are on the rise, district nurse numbers are falling. At

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Activa Leg Ulcer and ActiLymph® Hosiery Kits

The Activa Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit and ActiLymph® Hosiery Kit provide viable alternatives to bandages for healing venous leg ulcers.

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Using an adjustable compression device to manage venous leg ulcers

The focus is on the work of a team of community nurses running a primary care drop-in centre. As well

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Improving outcomes for people recovering from cancer

There are currently approximately 2.5 million people in the UK living with, or recovering from, cancer and it is further

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Using a step-up, step-down approach to exudate management

The management of exudate in acute and chronic wounds is a common issue for community nurses, with too much exudate

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Flaminal

Flaminal® Forte and Flaminal® Hydro are a new class of wound-healing enzyme alginogels, which debride a range of wounds and manage moisture

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Factors to consider when managing wound exudate: is your approach correct?

A workshop, by Simon Barrett, discussing factors to consider when managing wound exudate.

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Simplify venous leg ulcer management and improve patient quality of life

A workshop, by Monica Smith, discussing how to simplify venous leg ulcer management and improve patient quality of life using

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A new approach to leg ulcer management

A workshop, by Joy Tickle, exploring a new approach to leg ulcer management.

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Innovate your practice in chronic wound management

A workshop, by Joy Tickle, exploring ways to innovate your practice in chronic wound management.

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Kick-start wound healing with NPWT: Identifying and treating stalled wounds

A workshop, by Jo Handsaker, exploring how to identify and treat stalled wounds, and how NPWT can help kick-start wound healing.

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Improving patients’ experience of dressing removal in practice

Repeated application/removal of adhesive dressings and tapes can cause skin stripping in and around wounds.

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Finding a cost-effective dressing solution with multiple applications

Nurses should select cost-effective dressings with multiple treatment outcomes.

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Devising a treatment programme to address the challenges of excess exudate

A chronic heavily exuding wound can have a devastating impact on quality of life and prompt treatment is required.

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Negative pressure wound therapy

Negative pressure wound therapy or NPWT is a wound treatment based on the use of suction to promote wound healing. ...

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Debridement

Debridement is an essential tool in wound bed preparation, allowing the wound to be cleaned and removing any dead tissue, ...

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Debriding and cleansing wounds

This video explains how UCS™ debridement cloth offers a safe and convenient way of caring for wounds and skin.

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LBF® Barrier Cream and Sterile Barrier Film range

LBF® Barrier Cream and the Sterile Barrier Film range are designed to deal with factors that can affect skin integrity.

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Debrisoft® and Debrisoft® Lolly

Debrisoft® and Debrisoft® Lolly are debridement products that use unique Monofilament Fibre Technology to remove debris from wounds and skin.

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Vliwasorb® Pro

Vliwasorb® Pro is a superabsorbent dressing for the management of moderate to heavily exuding wounds.

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Hydrogel dressings

Hydrogel dressings are used on a variety of wound types. They are designed to hold moisture at the wound surface, ...

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Superabsorbent dressings

Superabsorbent dressings have an extra fluid-handling capacity. They are designed to be used on wounds of varying aetiologies that produce ...

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Wound contact layers

A wound contact layer is a single layer of non-adherent mesh-like material that is designed to protect fragile tissue on ...

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Introduction to foam dressings

Foam dressings are absorbent dressings that can be used on wounds that produce low to high levels of wound fluid ...

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Simplifying the wound healing matrix

The session, by Julie Trudigan, explores how dressings can impact on wound healing.

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Debridement as part of the wound assessment process

Discussion, with Simon Barrett, around the use of debridement as part of the wound assessment process.

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Measuring secrets for providing the perfect fit

Presentation by Martin Tadej, covering how compression works in prevention and management.

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High exudate management

A workshop, by Beverley McLoughlin, exploring exudate and its role in the wound healing process.

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Using a narrative framework in nursing students’ community placements

A narrative framework involves using information to help students think critically about clinical experiences.

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Setting up an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) service

Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) involves the community-based management of infection with IV medications.

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Malnutrition research

In the future care homes will play an increasingly important role in the care and support of older people with malnutrition.

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Assessment of community wound infection

This unit reviews the definitions, signs and symptoms, and common investigations for wound infection.

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Managing wound slough in the community patient

Slough collects in the wound bed and can indicate infection, ischaemia or a dehydrated wound bed.

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What are the benefits of using cohesive inelastic compression bandages in the community?

Compression therapy can play a vital role in improving the quality of life for those with lower limb problems.

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How to use compression hosiery kits in the treatment of venous leg ulceration

The use of compression hosiery to prevent leg ulceration is commonplace in the community.

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The provision of adequate hydration in community patients

Hydration is a crucial element of general health that nurses working in the community need to be aware of.

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Management of venous leg ulcers: assess, dress and compress

Venous leg ulcers are a common problem in the community, with which nurses should be familiar for their patients' wellbeing.

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