How does the skin function?
The skin is a vital organ, considered to be the largest organ in the body and a genuine envelope for the human body. Acting as…Find out more
What is a wound?
A wound is a lesion which appears by a breakage in the skin. It can occur following injury, minor or severe, or be the result…Find out more
Healing, the main principles
Patients with wounds can become impatient when waiting for the wounds to heal, however wounds healing can be dependent on the patient to how long…Find out more
What are the risk factors for poor healing? There can be many wound complications which come in as many different forms as there are causes.…Find out more
Patient assessment should include the general medical condition and risk factors for wound infection. Age (e.g. neonatal and elderly patients), certain chronic medical conditions (e.g.…Find out more