This area is for sharing guidelines, protocols and policies related to wound care
2017 - Diabetic Foot Australia - Consultation DRAFT of the Australian national plan to end avoidable amputations within a generation.
2017 Guiding Principles for Pressure Injury Prevention and Management in New Zealand
The guide is a foundational document for pressure injury prevention and management in New Zealand and has been developed to support local experience while enabling national consistency. May 2017
2014 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline
The 2014 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline is the result of a collaborative effort between three international organisations: National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP),European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP), and thePan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance (PPPIA). The guideline was developed using a rigorous scientific methodology to appraise available research and make 575 evidence-based recommendations.
Pan-Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury
The Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury has been developed by the Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA) and its subcommittee the Australian Pressure Injury Advisory Panel in partnership with independent, multidisciplinary experts throughout Australia, and the New Zealand Wound Care Society, the Nursing Service, Ministry of Health, Singapore and Hong Kong Entero-stomal Therapists Association.
Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers
This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian and New Zealand health care context, based on the best evidence available up to January 2011.
- Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers
Wound Care Association of New South Wales Skincare Guidelines
(reproduced with permission of WCANSW)