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Learning module: managing surgical wounds after an operation

post-op wound care


Module Summary

Specialist nurse Amy Verdon will update you on how to manage surgical wounds post-operation.

Learning Objectives

The module will update you on:

1. Problems and complications during the post-operative phase of wound healing
2. Regular wound assessments and identifying infection
3. Potential issues in a community setting

Author

Amy Verdon, clinical nurse specialising in tissue viability at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

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