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Devising a treatment programme to address the challenges of excess exudate

Introduction

For community nurses, wounds with high levels of exudate can incur increasing costs, both in time and resources. It is imperative to heal these wounds as quickly as possible and the community nurse should undertake a robust and holistic assessment before implementing a clear and evidence-based management plan, potentially including wound debridement and the use of an effective absorbent dressing in combination with compression therapy, where appropriate, to manage exudate.This unit examines the development of chronic wounds and the problem of excess exudate production specifically, before going onto look at the benefits of one particular superabsorbent dressing.


Sponsored by: Activa Healthcare Limited
Topics: Wound Care
Length: 90 minutes
Status: Unit started

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