PURPOSE: To provide physicians and nurses with an overview of the options for debriding a chronic wound to improve wound healing. TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in learning about methods for debriding chronic wounds to promote wound healing. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After reading the article and taking the test, the participant will be able to: 1. Describe the 4 types of debridement most commonly used in clinical practice. 2. Describe when to debride a wound and how to determine which method to use.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||66-75; quiz 76-78|
|Journal||Advances in skin & wound care|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing