Wound care in a nutshell
Wound care is an expansive and multifaceted topic, which has evolved into a highly specialised field of practice within the modern-day healthcare setting. The overall incidence of wounds is high, as might be expected, but the variety, circumstances and challenges that pertain to wound care are just as extensive. The latter fact makes an in depth discussion of wound care, in an article of limited scope, impossible. Therefore, this article aims to provide a high-level overview only and is meant to serve as a mere introduction to, and basic overview of, this fascinating topic.