Having access to evidence-based clinical research ensures that our members can deliver quality wound care to the Australian community. It’s for this reason that we have made our standards and guidelines free to download on our website to all our users. Our publications cover a variety of different wounds and are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure the information you are receiving is always up-to-date. We’ve also made hard copies of our publications available to purchase at the Online Store (our members receive a heavily discounted rate).

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The International Guideline - General Statement on use of 2019 Pressure Injury Guideline content
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Aseptic Technique in Wound Dressing Procedure


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Standards for Wound Prevention and Management (Third Edition) (2016)


This evidence-based document provides a framework for promoting best practice in wound prevention and management. The Standards are a valuable tool for guiding clinical practice and the development of policies, procedures and education programs. The

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Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg U


This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. It presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian.

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Managing Wounds as a Team (2014)


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eHealth in Wound Care


This document aims to provide wound care clinicians with a rapid and structured overview of the key issues related to use of eHealth applications (telemedicine and telehealth) within wound care.

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