WOCN®-Accredited Professional Education Programs
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: WOCN Links Source Type: research

Getting Ready for Ostomy Certification: Nursing Management of Fecal and Urinary Diversions
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Getting Ready for Certification Source Type: research

Wound Healing in the Long-Term Acute Care Setting Using an Air Fluidized Therapy/Continuous Low-Pressure Therapeutic Bed: A Multiple Case Series
CONCLUSIONS: Findings from this multiple case series suggest that the AFT/CLP bed facilitates healing of advanced wounds in medically complex patients when included as part of a wound care program. Despite mild to high risk, no new PIs developed, and severe PIs and large tissue defects significantly improved or completely resolved. One hundred percent of surveyed staff members recommend use of the AFT/CLP bed. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Challenges in Practice Source Type: research

Foot Care Education Among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus in China: A Cross-sectional Study
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Tests Source Type: research

Foot Care Education Among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus in China: A Cross-sectional Study
CONCLUSION: The foot care K&B scores of patients with diabetes were low to moderate levels, particularly on items that pertained to self-foot examination, prompt treatment of foot problems, and regular foot inspection by professionals. Individuals with high risk of developing foot complications did not score higher on the K&B questionnaire. These data suggest there is need for improvement in instruction and patient uptake and application of knowledge. We recommend further study on the effectiveness of the delivery of foot care education based on foot risk stratification, and the implications of foot ulcer prevent...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Foot and Nail Care Source Type: research

Nocturia in Women With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-sectional, Correlation Study
PURPOSE: The first aim of this study was to compare nighttime voiding frequency (nocturia), serum hemoglobin A1c level, peripheral neuropathy score, and global sleep quality score in younger (>40 to 40 to (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Continence Care Source Type: research

Chronic Constipation in the Community: A National Survey of Australian Adults
CONCLUSIONS: Chronic constipation is prevalent among community-dwelling adults. Various factors associated with chronic constipation have been identified, and knowledge of these factors may help health care professionals recognize individuals who are at high risk of chronic constipation. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Continence Care Source Type: research

Preoperative Stoma Site Marking Decreases Stoma and Peristomal Complications: A Meta-analysis
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Tests Source Type: research

Preoperative Stoma Site Marking Decreases Stoma and Peristomal Complications: A Meta-analysis
PURPOSE: We systematically reviewed the literature in order to determine whether evidence indicated that preoperative stoma site marking reduces the occurrence of postoperative stoma and peristomal complications. DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis of pooled findings. SUBJECTS/SETTING: We systematically reviewed 6 electronic databases including PubMed, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Cochrane Library for English language articles, along with the Airiti Library and Wanfang Data for Chinese articles for evidence related to the effects of stoma site marking on stoma and peristomal complications. We sought articles published...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Ostomy Care Source Type: research

Stigma and Its Influence on Patients With Temporary Ostomy: A Cross-sectional Survey
CONCLUSIONS: The level of stigma in Chinese patients with temporary ostomies is moderate. Multivariate regression analysis identified family relationship, age, and self-efficacy as the main factors that influenced stigma in patients with temporary ostomy. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Ostomy Care Source Type: research

Standardized Hospital Discharge Communication for Patients With Pressure Injury: A Quasi-experimental Trial
CONCLUSIONS: The new standardized wound care order sets at the time of discharge did increase adherence to time to implementation and documentation of executing wound care orders by home care nurses. Further research of standardized order sets is needed to determine the impact on improving patient outcomes. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Avoidable and Unavoidable Pressure Injuries Among Residents Living in Nursing Homes: A Retrospective Study
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of unavoidable pressure injuries (UPIs) in residents of nursing homes (NHs) and characteristics associated with UPIs. DESIGN: A retrospective study. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: Residents 65 years or older residing in any of 105 NHs in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region of Italy between January and December 2013. METHODS: Database search comprised of a multidimensional assessment of NH residents. RESULTS: Data from 7950 residents were reviewed, 925 (11.6%) of whom had 1 or more documented pressure injuries (PIs). Among these, 221 (23.9%) residents met crite...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Evaluation of a Modified Version of the Norton Scale for Use as a Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Instrument in Critical Care: A Quality Improvement Project
PURPOSE: No risk assessment scale exists in the United States specifically designed for use among patients with critical illness. The aim of this project was to modify the Norton Scale for Pressure Sore Risk to improve its predictive power when used in the critical care setting. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: The setting for this quality improvement project was a 1157-bed academic medical center in the Southeast United States. Data were collected from 114 clinicians; 111 were critical care nurses and 3 were certified wound care nurses. METHODS: Participants assessed the pressure injury risks of a video-simulated critica...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Incidence of Pressure Injury in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
CONCLUSIONS: Study findings indicate that more than 1 in 5 individuals with SCI will develop a PI. Individuals with SCI are at high risk of developing PI, especially in community settings or low- and middle-income developing countries. The findings highlight the importance of further investigation of risk factors and prevention and management strategies for PIs in individuals with SCI. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Newly Appointed to the Editorial Board of JWOCN
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Context for Practice: Pressure Injuries, Stoma Site Marking, Chronic Constipation, Nocturia, Foot Care Education
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - May 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

WOCN®-Accredited Professional Education Programs
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: WOCN Links Source Type: research

Friction Injury Versus Deep Tissue Injury: Level of Tissue Involvement: A Comparison of 2 Cases: Erratum
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Erratum Source Type: research

Applying Evidence-Based Knowledge to Clinical Practice: A View From Here
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: View From Here Source Type: research

Accelerating Progress for Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Care Sustainability: An International Collaboration in Corporate Social Responsibility to Build Capacity in Argentina
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: NSWOCC Feature Source Type: research

Assessment and Management of Pressure Injuries
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Getting Ready for Certification Source Type: research

Cocaine Use and Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis: A Multiple Case Study
CONCLUSIONS: Our experience with these cases suggests that WOC nurses should consider levamisole-induced vasculitis in all patients presenting with unexplained vasculitis-type lesions, and particularly when these lesions occur in the context of known or suspected use of illicit substances such as cocaine. Given the absence of clinical guidelines for this increasingly prevalent condition, we recommend wound care based on principles of moist wound healing, combined with judicious use of therapies with antimicrobial activity and nonadherent dressings to reduce pain. Finally, we strongly recommend that care of these patients...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Challenges in Practice Source Type: research

FOOTFIT Physical Activity mHealth Intervention for Minimally Ambulatory Individuals With Venous Leg Ulcers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Tests Source Type: research

FOOTFIT Physical Activity mHealth Intervention for Minimally Ambulatory Individuals With Venous Leg Ulcers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
CONCLUSIONS: In a minimally ambulatory population with VLUs, our mHealth FOOTFIT intervention composed of progressive exercise “boosts” demonstrated minimal short-term effects. We recommend engagement with the app for a longer period to determine longer-term outcomes of lower extremity function. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Foot and Nail Care Source Type: research

Sleep Quality and Quality of Life in Older Women With Urinary Incontinence Residing in Turkey: A Cross-sectional Survey
CONCLUSIONS: We found a strong correlation between sleep quality and quality of life in older females with urinary incontinence, raising awareness of the need for health care providers to inquire about sleep and quality of life and provide treatment options to ameliorate these negative health outcomes. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Continence Care Source Type: research

Current Evidence Related to Intermittent Catheterization: A Scoping Review
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Tests Source Type: research

Current Evidence Related to Intermittent Catheterization: A Scoping Review
CONCLUSIONS: Research priorities include a need for prospective studies of the epidemiology and risk factors for IC-related complications, along with intervention studies to determine how to improve outcomes for patients using IC to manage bladder function. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Continence Care Source Type: research

Does Preoperative Ostomy Education Decrease Anxiety in the New Ostomy Patient? A Quantitative Comparison Cohort Study
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine if patients undergoing presurgical ostomy education and routine postoperative education experienced less postsurgical anxiety than patients undergoing routine preoperative education. DESIGN: Quantitative, prospective, comparison cohort study. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: The sample comprised 30 participants divided into 2 groups; one group received preoperative ostomy education and stoma site marking, along with postoperative ostomy education, while the other received only postoperative ostomy education. Each group had an equal number of males (n = 11) and females (n = 4...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Ostomy Care: BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION Source Type: research

Bedside Technologies to Enhance the Early Detection of Pressure Injuries: A Systematic Review
CONCLUSIONS: Objective methods that provide accurate and timely assessment of DTPIs augment early implementation of optimal prevention and treatment measures. Evidence identified in this systematic review supports the use of SEM measurement devices as effective tools for early pressure injury detection. However, more research in the field of technology-enhanced, pressure injury detection is needed to support the use of existing and emerging devices. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Perceptions and Life Experiences of Patients With Wound Healing by Secondary Intention After the Removal of Thoracic Drainage Tube: A Qualitative Study
CONCLUSION: Patients with wound healing by secondary intention after the removal of the drainage tube perceived they experienced an emotional stress reaction accompanied by increased psychological and economic burden. They also experienced impaired social function. There is a critical need to develop health education plans for use during the pre- and postoperative periods to reduce emotional, social, and economic consequences associated with delayed wound healing. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

A Comparison of the Biomechanical Protection Provided by 2 Cyanoacrylate-Based Skin Protectants: A Comparison Cohort Study
CONCLUSION: The pure cyanoacrylate-based skin protectant provided the most protection, with consistent reductions in both strain and tearing. Both skin protectants reduced the initial in-gel strain; however, only the pure cyanoacrylate-treated product protected the gel from tears under the conditions tested. These results indicate that cyanoacrylate-based skin protectants can reduce shear strain and tearing in fragile elastic materials. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Commentary: Medical Devices and Pressure Injuries in the Very Young: Evidence to Support Offloading Pressure From Medical Devices, Skin Assessment, and Reducing Moisture to Lower Nasal Pressure Injury Rates
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Pressure Injuries of the Nose and Columella in Preterm Neonates Receiving Noninvasive Ventilation via a Specialized Nasal Cannula: A Retrospective Comparison Cohort Study
CONCLUSION: We found clinically relevant difference in the occurrences of nasal PI in neonates managed with NCPAP; occurrences of stage 3 PI were 6-fold higher when a thin-walled cannula was used without a protective foam barrier dressing. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

2019 Guideline for Management of Wounds in Patients With Lower-Extremity Venous Disease (LEVD): An Executive Summary
This article provides an executive summary of the 2019 Guideline for Management of Wounds in Patients with Lower-Extremity Venous Disease (LEVD) published by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). The executive summary presents an overview of the systematic process used to update and develop the guideline. It also lists the specific recommendations from the guideline for assessment, prevention, and management of LEVD and venous leg ulcers (VLUs). In addition, the guideline includes a new section regarding implementation of clinical practice guidelines. The LEVD guideline is a resource for WOC nurse special...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

Ann Baile Hamric, PhD, RN, FAAN
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: In Memoriam Source Type: research

Context for Practice: Generating and Synthesizing Evidence for Wound, Ostomy, Continence, and Foot and Nail Care
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - March 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

WOCN®-Accredited Professional Education Programs
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: WOCN Links Source Type: research

Getting Ready for Foot Care Certification: Foot Care Intervention, Treatment, and Education
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Getting Ready for Certification Source Type: research

Improvement of Constipation Symptoms in an Older Adult Patient by Defecation Care Based on Using a Handheld Ultrasound Device in Home Care Settings: A Case Report
CONCLUSION: This case report demonstrated that ultrasonography improved bowel management in this patient with clinically severe chronic constipation. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Challenges in Practice Source Type: research

Management of Complicated Ostomy Dehiscence: A Case Study
CONCLUSION: Combined use of these interventions for dehiscence of an ostomy can minimize patient discomfort and accelerate wound healing. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Challenges in Practice Source Type: research

Perceived Social Support in Individuals With Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Cross-sectional Survey
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Tests Source Type: research

Perceived Social Support in Individuals With Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Cross-sectional Survey
CONCLUSIONS: Data from our study show that higher levels of perceived social support from significant others, family, and friends were linked to patients and others, being better informed about health status, and other self-care behaviors. Findings underscore the need for health care providers to recognize that social support is an important component of overall DFU management and may guide future interventions to determine which are most effective in enhancing socially supportive behaviors. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Foot and Nail Care Source Type: research

Development of a Toileting and Containment Decision Support Tool
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Tests Source Type: research

Development of a Toileting and Containment Decision Support Tool
A multidisciplinary international expert panel was convened to provide input for a proposed decision support tool. This tool will assist health care professionals who are not specialized in incontinence care to assess individuals with urinary and/or fecal incontinence and recommend appropriate person-centered management options for the home care and ambulatory community settings. A targeted literature review was complemented by a series of interviews with experts in continence management, followed by a practitioner survey and rounds of expert opinion. A set of factors for assessment were defined, along with questions creat...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Continence Care Source Type: research

Reducing the Risk of Indwelling Catheter–Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Female Patients by Implementing an Alternative Female External Urinary Collection Device: A Quality Improvement Project
PURPOSE: The purpose of this quality improvement project was to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) risk for female patients by implementing a female external urinary collection (FEUC) device with suction as an alternative to indwelling catheter (IDC). PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: Participants were female patients admitted to our 386-bed community hospital in Southern California and who required urinary management. APPROACH: We implemented a comprehensive CAUTI prevention program in 2014 that was in place for 1.5 years before this project was started. The CAUTI prevention program was based on th...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Continence Care Source Type: research

Validation and Clinical Experience With a Turkish Language Version of the Pittman Ostomy Complication and Severity Index
CONCLUSIONS: Findings indicate that the Turkish language version of the Pittman OCSI is a reliable and valid instrument for assessment of presence and severity of early postoperative complications in individuals with an ostomy. We found the instrument parsimonious, easy-to-use, and clinically practical. It can be used to determine appropriate interventions to prevent or treat complications and evaluate the effects of nursing interventions designed to improve outcomes for patients with ostomies. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Ostomy Care Source Type: research

Design and Validation of Education Multimedia Program for Patients With Fecal Diversions: A Quality Improvement Project to Enhance Self-Care
PURPOSE: The purpose of this quality improvement project was to design and validate a multimedia educational software program for patients with fecal diversions. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: Ten individuals who had fecal diversion surgery and 10 experts including nurses, physicians, nutritionists, and information technologists from Imam Khomeini and Rasule Akram Hospitals, Tehran, Iran, the 2 main centers in which fecal diversion surgery took place, were included in the study. APPROACH: The multimedia educational software for patients with ostomy was developed in 3 phases including development and creation, validity, ...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Ostomy Care Source Type: research

Stoma-Related Complications Following Ostomy Surgery in 3 Acute Care Hospitals: A Cohort Study
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate both surgical and patient-centered stomal complications after stoma formation, with emphasis on underreported symptoms and complaints. DESIGN: Prospective, single-group study. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: Patients undergoing emergency and elective ostomy surgery between January 1, 1999, and June 1, 2016, in 3 acute care hospitals were followed up by stoma care nurse specialists in NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland. METHODS: Data were collected on surgery type (emergency or elective), stoma type (ileostomy or colostomy), stoma-related complications including surgical complications ...
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Ostomy Care Source Type: research

Nasal Pressure Injuries Due to Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment in Newborns: A Prospective Observational Study
CONCLUSIONS: Nasal pressure injuries are a prevalent complication of NCPAP use, especially in preterm newborns. Our results identified a gestational age of less than 32 weeks and longer use of NCPAP are important factors associated with nasal pressure injuries. Methods to prevent the development of injuries such as the use of a prophylactic dressing along and replacement of binasal prongs with nasal masks are advocated. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research

A Descriptive Study Using an Intercept Survey: Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors About Systemic Antibiotic Use in Adults Who Reported a Wound Within the Previous Year
CONCLUSIONS: Knowledge about antibiotics was low, while attitudes were positive. These findings support the need for research and evidence-based information on the role of antibiotics in wound care. (Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing)
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing - January 1, 2020 Category: Nursing Tags: Wound Care Source Type: research