Wounds, burns and injuries
Understanding chronic wound management: part 2 Subscription
Dressings are a huge part of the NHS budget, estimated at between£2.3bn and £3.1bn in 2005/06 — 3 per cent of the total healthexpenditure — and pharmacists can advise on their prescribing and use.In part 2 of our article on wound management, Jane Flynn looks atantimicrobial dressings and alternative options promoting healing inchronic wounds
Understanding chronic wound management: part 1 Subscription
Wound healing — the restoration of cell structures and tissue layers after an injury — is a complex process but the mechanisms involved are rarely questioned unless a wound does not close in a timely fashion.