Keryln Carville

Skin Tears Made Easy

Skin tears occur in those with fragile skin, including neonates and more frequently in the elderly. Some skin tears are unavoidable but many are considered to be preventable1. It is important that clinicians have a good understanding of the effects of ageing on the skin and take appropriate...

Antimicrobial dressings Made Easy

Antimicrobial dressings play an important part in wound care in the prevention and management of infection. However, clinicians must be aware of their different properties and when to start and stop treatment in order to deliver cost- and clinically effective care.