Susan Wickard

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Ask the treatment expert ... about 'micro movements' in bed

Ask the treatment expert ... about 'micro movements' in bed

I recently read an article addressing the movement of patients while in bed. It was conducted in the United Kingdom and contains valuable information.

Ask the treatment expert ... about friction and pressure ulcers

Ask the treatment expert ... about friction and pressure ulcers

What role does friction play in pressure ulcers?

Ask the treatment expert ... how to manage painful wounds

Ask the treatment expert ... how to manage painful wounds

We continue this month on how to manage painful wounds.

Ask the treatment expert ... about the relationship of pain and wounds

Ask the treatment expert ... about the relationship of pain and wounds

How can we best identify pain associated with wounds?

Ask the treatment expert: What are some of the documentation things nurses often miss?

Ask the treatment expert: What are some of the documentation things nurses often miss?

A useful resource, "Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual," offers an acronym that may be helpful in highlighting information that should be included when documenting about wounds: WOUNDD PICTURE

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