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Changes in the provision of effective wound care within the prison services

Cook, Leanne (2011) Changes in the provision of effective wound care within the prison services. Wounds UK, 7 (2). pp. 66-70. ISSN 1746-6814

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    Abstract

    Nursing in the prison service is an emerging area of practice and the benefits nurses provide to patients/prisoners’ mental health and physical well-being is widely recognised. This article highlights some of the common wounds seen in prisons and discusses the unique challenges of addressing tissue viability in this specific environment, where patients often have a range of complex health problems, including mental health issues and drug dependency.
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    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    R Medicine > RT Nursing
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2012 11:39
    Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 15:59
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12548

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