A PU has been defined as ‘localised injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear. A number of contributing...
The WREN programme is open to health professionals, healthcare assistants and link practitioners who are enthusiastic and willing to develop their knowledge and skills within tissue viability..
The wide variation in malignant ulcers adds to the complexity of establishing a clinical diagnosis. As such, a methodological approach to skin ulcers can provide clues suggestive of a malignant...
It is well documented that the skin is the largest organ of the body. It is made up of three layers (epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous layer) (Figures 1 and 2) and performs several important...
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