Slippery When Wet: Exudate Management
Have you ever heard this? “We are going through so many boxes of ABD pads on this venous ulcer!” When you hear this, it is a big RED FLAG indicating you have the wrong dressing in place. Too much moisture will breakdown the skin FAST; so, what can we do about this? Join Nancy as she discusses what moist wound theory is all about. And how we can be proactive in addressing the various exudate issues.
· Review the theory of moist wound healing
· Discuss outcomes when having too much or not enough exudate
· Identify 2 types of dressings for large volume exudate