Wound Dressings: Best Practice

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Lecture Overview

Before selecting a wound dressing, it’s essential to understand the underlying cause of the wound and the goal of wound management. This essential lecture by associate professor Geoff Sussman provides a comprehensive overview of wound dressings and reviews the properties and functions of common dressing types.


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A/Prof Geoff Sussman (OAM JP FPS FACP FAIPM FAWMA FRVAHJ) holds a position in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science at Monash University. He has been a faculty member on wounds at St Anne’s College, Oxford University and is the founder of the Wound Foundation of Australia. Geoff was awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2006 for his work in wound care as a researcher, educator and clinician and was recognised at the 2008 World Wound Healing Congress in Toronto with a lifetime achievement award.
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First Published07 September 2022
Updated07 September 2022
07 September 2025
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