Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[History of the development of wound care]

SZABÓNÉ Révész Erzsébet1

APRIL 30, 2022

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2022;35(2)

[The onset of wound care dates back thousands of years. To make the wet wound treatment used today so effective can be a bumpy road. Knowledge of local processes required for wound care, mapping of the effectiveness of materials needed for wound care, treatment of bleeding suppression and traumatic shock caused by injury, destruction of pathogens entering the wound, ensuring optimal hygiene during wound care, treatment of the underlying disease in chronic wounds, all contributed to our ability to provide effective care today. The series of wars over the millennia have greatly aided the development of wound healing, as many developments are still known today that were already used by the army before they spread into everyday practice. ]


  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, Rácz Károly Klinikai Tudományok Doktori Iskola, Budapest



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