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Assessing and managing wounds in mental health settings

Hemingway, Steve, Atkin, Leanne and Stephenson, John (2013) Assessing and managing wounds in mental health settings. Wounds UK, 9 (3). pp. 34-40. ISSN 1746-6814

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Recently, there has been increasing emphasis on improving the physical health care of people with a diagnosed mental illness. Appropriate wound care for mental health service users is one such area of care that needs consideration. As the largest professional workforce in mental health settings, nurses can undertake appropriate wound care interventions to make improve the healthcare status of service users who have tissue viability problems. This article reports the outcomes of a workshop aimed at increasing the knowledge and skill of mental health nurses in wound care assessment and management.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2013 11:32
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2015 16:28


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