Ok I know when you document wounds you document location, size, draingae, odor, tunneling, etc...but what about when wound is black..this is called eschar! And when there is yellow/green drainage the term used is slough! Im interested in improving my description of wounds in my documentation. What other terms can be used to describe wound characteristics...anyone know a good book for wound care assessment. Also I was wondering what is the most COMMON ointments for pressure ulcers, what is the most COMMON for stasis ulcers, and most COMMON for tunneling wounds. I have used Xenederm for stage 1 and 2 decubs. Accuzyme for larger stasis wounds and larger decubs, Datkins solution wet to dry drsg for cleaning wounds. I know there is many more products. Anyone..please post/list wound products used at your facility and any key terms used for description of wounds! I would love to hear from a Wound Care Nusre! Any tips, hint, or warnings for a New Wound Care Nurse?? Thank You
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