The text of the manuscript should be divided into the following sections with headings: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Implication for clinical practice or further research.

Longer articles may be further divided with appropriate subheadings. At the end of the paper there should be a box listing Implications for Clinical Practice and Further Research drawn from the study discussion and conclusions as shown in the example below:


Implications for Clinical Practice

●      Patients need to understand the frequency of dressing change before the treatment is commenced

●      the use of appropriate assessment tools can aid communication, monitoring and evaluations

●      The skin is likely to look red at first dressing change, but this has no clinical significance


Further Research

●      Future research to understand the role of biofilm in wound healing are necessary

●      There is a need to explore other methods of providing patient information in relation to research studies in wound care

If your manuscript deals with specific products or companies, please replace the commercial name with a generic term. The specific product and company should be provided in a footnote.