Griffith Research Online
Griffith Research Online (GRO) is a digital archive of research and scholarship from Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
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(Journal of Wound Care, 2016)Objective: Surgical site infections (SSI) are serious complications that can lead to adverse patient outcomes such as prolonged hospital length of stay, increased health-care costs, and even death. There is an imperative ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
(Journal of Wound Care, 2006)Aim: To conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis based on data from a randomised controlled trial comparing a traditional community home nursing with a community Leg Club model for chronic venous leg ulcer management in the ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
Eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) 5% cream as a primary dressing on a painful lower leg (Journal of Wound Care, 2012)Patients living with chronic leg ulceration may frequently experience moderate to severe wound-related pain, which may not be alleviated by oral analgesics alone. Poorly controlled leg ulcer pain can prevent timely and ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
(Journal of Wound Care, 2013)Objective: To understand the personal impact of venous leg ulceration from the patients' perspective. Method: Face-to-face, unstructured interviews were conducted with nine patient participants with venous leg ulcers. The ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
(Journal of Wound Care, 2013)Objective: To quantify the extent to which patients disclose their concerns to community nurses during wound care consultations. Method: Using an 'observation checklist' based on themes and subthemes that were identified ...JOURNAL ARTICLE