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The current cover page of the latest issue of the Journal is found here along with the contents and abstracts of the articles contained within the current issue of the journal.

Volume: 11 – Issue: 1
Release: February 2003

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In this issue…

Absorption of blood by moist wound healing dressings Terrill P, Sussman G & Bailey M


The cost of cost-savings Quarmby C & Rode H


Conference Report Sharp C


The role of pressure in pressure ulcer aetiology: a review of the literature Tweed C


Acute lower limb ischaemia: the challenges of patient care Acute limb ischaemia (ALI) can be described not only as limb-threatening but also as life threatening. This case study examines the many challenging aspects of caring for a patient with acute distal lower limb ischaemia which led to bilateral lower limb amputations. The specific issues that will be addressed in this case study are wound management, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management, and the importance of psychological support. In most instances, nurses like to be interactive with wound management, in this instance it is a case of wait and see!


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