A framework for challenging deficits in compression bandaging techniques

Marianne Tinkler, Leonita Hoy, Daphne Martin

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Abstract

Northern Irish (and all UK-based) health care is facing major challenges. This article uses a specific theory to recommend and construct a framework to address challenges faced by the author, such as deficits in compression bandaging techniques in healing venous leg ulcers and resistance found when using evidence-based research within this practice. The article investigates the challenges faced by a newly formed community nursing team. It explores how specialist knowledge and skills are employed in tissue viability and how they enhance the management of venous leg ulceration by the community nursing team. To address these challenges and following a process of reflection, Lewin's forcefield analysis model of change management can be used as a framework for some recommendations made.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S14-S21
Number of pages8
JournalBritish Journal of Community Nursing
Volume19
Issue numberSup9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 05 Sep 2014

Keywords

  • community nurse, compression bandaging, compliance

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