Perspectives on Palliative Wound Care: Interprofessional Strategies for the Management of Palliative Wounds
By Aletha Tippett MD; Ronald Sherman MD, MSC, DTM&H; Kevin Y. Woo BSc, MSc, PhD, RN, GNC(C), ACNP, FAPWCA; Laurie Swezey RN, BSN, CWOCN, CWS, FACCWS; Mary Ellen Posthauer, RD, CD, LD
Palliative wound care is a relatively new field that focuses on the wound treatment of individuals at the end of life, those with terminal disease or those unable to tolerate standard care.
Palliative care goals work in tandem with those aimed at complete wound closure, addressing objectives focused on quality-of-life issues for both the individual and his or her family.
Surprisingly, good palliative care can result in wound healing in nearly half of individuals receiving treatment.
In this white paper, you can expect to learn how to:
This paper is generally written for health care professionals and purchasing directors with an interest in palliative wound care solutions.