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HSE National Wound Management Guidelines 2018

Author: HSE

Publication Year: 2018


Table of Contents
Part A: Guideline Recommendations
1. General Wound Care
2. Diabetic Foot Ulceration
3. Pressure Ulcers
4. Leg Ulceration
5. Palliative Wound Care
6. Wound Management Education
Part B: Guideline Development Cycle
1.0 Initiation
2.0 Guideline Development
3.0 Governance and Approval
4.0 Communication and Dissemination
5.0 Implementation
6.0 Monitoring, Audit and Evaluation
7.0 Revision/Update
8.0 References
9.0 Appendices
Appendix I: Epidemiology of Wounds
Appendix II: The Wound Healing Process
Appendix III: Wound Assessment Tool Examples
Appendix IV: Wound Exudate Descriptor Table
Appendix V: Wound Infection
Appendix VI: Aseptic Non-Touch Technique (ANTT) Guide
Appendix VII: Dressing Selection Guides
Appendix VIII: Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injury Classification (MARSI)
Appendix IX: Common Wound Care Product Allergens
Appendix X: Diabetic Foot Resources
Appendix XI: Pressure Ulcer Resources
Appendix XII: Leg Ulcer Resources
Appendix XIII: Malignant Fungating Wound Resources
Appendix XIV: Membership of the Guideline Review Group
Appendix XV: Conflict of Interest Form
Appendix XVI: Membership of the Approval Governance Group
Appendix XVII: Glossary
Appendix XVIII: Search Strategy
Appendix XIX: Copyright/Permissions Sought
Appendix XX: Approved Policies, Procedures, Protocols and Guidelines Checklist
Appendix XXI: Signature Sheet


This guideline aims to support all clinicians in the clinical decision making process in their wound care practice.

Format Download
Keywords clinical guidelines, wound care
Publisher HSE
Classification wound care
Pages 367
Categories: Irish Content
External Link
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