Heather Orsted

Wound infection and pain management Made Easy

Wound-related pain is common, highly subjective1-4 and can be particularly distressing for both patients and clinicians5. It has multiple causes and, unfortunately, is often managed inadequately6,7. This article discusses wound infection as a cause of pain, outlines strategies for effective pain...

Improving care through evidence-based practice

As wound carers we are faced with many challenges on a daily basis. These not only include managing our patient case load, but also teaching both family care givers and our colleagues. Traditionally, wound care has been taught through case examples and best clinical practice. However, with the...