Infected Wounds: What Would You Put on Them?

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Lecture Overview

What wound is this and what do I put on it? A common question to ask when faced with a complex wound but is it the right one? In this knowledgable and practical talk, Jan Rice provides a brief overview of wound assessment, debridement techniques for infected wounds and applicable dressings.


Portrait of Jan Rice
Jan Rice

Jan Rice is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience in surgical nursing. Jan is a member of the Venous Leg Ulcer Guideline Implementation sub-committee and the Pressure Injury Guidelines Development sub-committee. Jan obtained a Masters in Wound Care in 2009 and runs a wound clinic in a large Metropolitan General Practice — Ashwood Medical. Through her own business, Jan has been acting as a consultant to over 80 aged care facilities and a resource for Divisions of General Practice and surgeons within Victoria. Jan is an author of a book chapter on wound healing and has been a volunteer with Interplast since 1983. In 2006, she was awarded Fellowship to the Australian Wound Management Association. See Educator Profile

CPD13m of CPD
First Published02 April 2017
Updated02 April 2017
05 September 2018
Wound Management
Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention
Infectious Diseases
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