New article from Joint EPUAP & EWMA Pressure Ulcer prevention & patient safety advocacy project
Focus on infection prevention and control
Read about on-going initiatives within antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and infection prevention and control (IPC).
The following guidelines have been produced by various international, European or national bodies.
The listed guidelines are not EWMA guidelines but the list give an overview of the existing guidance relevant for wound and lymphoedema care.
For an overview of EWMA's publications including the Position Documents, which are available in several languages, click here.
AIUC - AISLeC Guidelines For Pain Mangement In The Patient With Chronic Skin Lesions
Best Practice for the Management of Lymphoedema
By the International Lymphoedema Framework, ILF
More information at http://www.lympho.org/
European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) Guidelines
International Consensus on the Diabetic Foot & Practical Guidelines on the Management and Prevention on the Diabetic Foot
By the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot
International Compression Club (ICC) Guidelines
The Care of Patients with Chronic Leg Ulcer
By the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers
By Wounds Australia and the New Zealand Wound Care Society