Wound Care

Overview

Upon completion of this chapter the candidate should be able to demonstrate appropriate management of wounds in the pre hospital setting of immediate care in rugby.

Objectives

  1. Understand the aims of wound care
  2. Understand the principles of wound assessment
  3. Identify the steps to management of woundsWound cleaningWound exploration
  4. Review wound closure techniques
  5. Give consideration to timing and technique in removing sutures