Chapter 2. Wound Assessment

  1. Wayne Naylor BSC. DIP NURSING, RN, ONC CERT1,
  2. Diane Laverty BSC, RGN. ONC CERT2 and
  3. Jane Mallett PHD, MSC, BSC. RGN3

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch2

The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

How to Cite

Naylor, W., Laverty, D. and Mallett, J. (2008) Wound Assessment, in The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wound Management Research Nurse, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

  2. 2

    Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

  3. 3

    Nursing and Rehabilitation Research and Development Manager, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057511

Online ISBN: 9780470694992

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Keywords:

  • wound assessment;
  • nursing assessment;
  • clinical judgement;
  • wound assessment charts;
  • aetiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Principles of Assessment

  • Assessing the Patient with a Wound

  • Conclusion