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Wound care education: good, bad or otherwise?

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Wound care education: good, bad or otherwise?

Terry Treadwell
1 March 2010

Do you consider yourself educated? Most of us have multiple degrees from various schools, colleges, universities, and postgraduate institutions. As healthcare professionals we have an obligation to keep up to date to provide the best evidence-based care for our patients with wounds. How does one get a good ‘wound care education?’ Information about wound management reaches us through the written word (books, monographs, journals, and internet sources), through attending meetings and conferences, through sharing information in informal discussions and publications, and through information provided by commercial companies that sell the wound care products we use. Each method has its benefits and shortcomings. The most important aspect is that we must continue to learn.

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