Chapter 5. A Guide to Wound Management Products

  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.ch5

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) A Guide to Wound Management Products, in The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch5

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:

  • woundmanagement products;
  • lightly exuding wounds;
  • alginates;
  • calcium alginate

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Activated Charcoal Dressings

  • Adhesive Island Dressings

  • Alginates

  • Debriding Enzymes

  • Foams

  • Honey

  • Hydrocolloids

  • Hydrogels

  • Hydrofibre

  • Larval Therapy

  • Metronidazole Gel

  • Paraffin Gauze

  • Semi-permeable Films

  • Silicone Gel Sheeting

  • Skin Barrier Films

  • Sugar Paste

  • Topical Negative Pressure Therapy

  • Secondary Dressings

  • Tapes

  • Wound Management Products to be Avoided or for Restricted use Only

  • Conclusion