To provide the best available evidence in care of patients with chronic wounds.
This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in wound care.
After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:
- Identify local factors and recommendations for preparing the wound bed including DIME and MEASURE, and ways to promote patient adherence to the treatment plan.
- Explain impairments and time guidelines to wound healing, problems with wound healing, and types of wound pain.
- List types of therapies, medications, dressings, and cleansing solutions that help promote wound healing.