In neuropathic ulcers, drainage of wound exudate can be facilitated by debridement of the wound. Debridement of slough and necrotic tissue from the wound margins and within the wound bed reduces sites for micro-organisms and lessens the chances of infection.
The admitting nurse at the subacute care facility takes a detailed history and performs a physical examination, including skin and wound assessments.
This article focuses on the specific role of the nurse with regard to wound care interventions for patients with open diabetic foot ulcers. Una Adderley DN RGN .
Diabetic Foot and Complicated Wound Clinic, Associate Professor, Departments of Internal. Clinical Nurse Specialist â€“ Wounds, Ostomy and Continence,.
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is delighted to present the. Laura Teague, Wound Specialist at Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto,. .. Caring for people with diabetic foot ulcers is an interprofessional endeavour.
one of the clinic's experienced trained nurses who then. training specialist nurses in diabetic foot care.. . patients with foot ulcers receive effective wound.
This paper reports the treatment of eight cases with toe ulcers. The eight patients received nursing treatments, including debridement, dressings, decompression .