Wounds Canada offers resources to enable health-care providers to improve their practice and ensure the best possible care their patients. At the tips of your fingers are publications, digital tools and an online eBoutique (with tools for purchase).

Check out our latest additions: Best Practice Recommendations! Click here 

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Thank you for registering for the Changing Practice through Applied Knowledge workshop. You will find below a list of required reading to be completed before the workshop. 

Orsted HL, Keast DH, Forest-Lalande L, Kuhnke JL, O’Sullivan-Drombolis D, Jin S, et al. Skin: Anatomy, physiology and wound healing. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. Available from:www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/health-care-professional/166-wc-bpr-skin-physiology/file.

Orsted HL, Keast DH, Forest-Lalande L, Kuhnke JL, O’Sullivan-Drombolis D, Jin S, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of wounds. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. Available from: www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/health-care-professional/165-wc-bpr-prevention-and-management-of-wounds/file.

Norton L, Parslow N, Johnston D, Ho C, Afalavi A, Mark M, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of pressure injuries. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. Available from:www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/health-care-professional/172-bpr-prevention-and-management-of-pressure-injuries-2/file.

LeBlanc K, Woo K, Christensen D, Forest-Lalande L, O'Dea J, Varga M, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of skin tears. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. Available from: www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/health-care-professional/552-bpr-prevention-and-management-of-skin-tears/file.

Harris CL, Kuhkne J, Haley J, Cross K, Somayaji R, Dubois J, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of surgical wound complications. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. Available from: www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/555-bpr-prevention-and-management-of-surgical-wound-complications-v2/file.

Botros M, Kuhnke J, Embil J, Goettl K, Morin C, Parsons L, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of diabetic foot ulcers. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. Available from:www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/560-bpr-prevention-and-management-of-diabetic-foot-ulcers/file.

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Wounds Canada provides best practice online information that supports the application of the evidence for all wound types. They are the most popular resources used by frontline clinicians, students and policy makers. Health care professionals are guided through a step by step process addressing the assessment and interventions of causative and co-factors that may interfere with skin integrity or affect wound healing.

They have been developed by the best experts on each topic identifying prevention and management strategies as described in the research with the format based on the Wound Prevention and Management Cycle. 

 

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