Briefly describe the physiological impact of acute or

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3) Briefly describe the physiological impact of acute or chronic wounds, and discuss the importance of planning individualised wound care plans.
4) Describe National Safety and Quality Health Services Standards as related to this scenario.
5) A) Write the appropriate wound dressing options and dressing review times for various wound types mentioned in the table below. (One example has been done for you).
Ramandeep kaur 10311 4 Wound Type Dressing options Review times Dry necrotic wound Moisture retention eg hydrocolloid, semi permeable 3-4 days Slough - covered wounds Moisture retention and fluid absorption e.g. hydrocolloid, alginate. 3-4 days Infected wound Avoid semi occlusive dressing. Consider alginate or hydrocolloid if high exudates. 1-2 days Graze, abrasions clean Film, fixation sheet 2 days Graze, abrasions soiled Dry or tulle 2 days Puncture wounds or bites Open or dry 2 days Laceration - suturedLacerations Open or dry, consider paper tape support after suture removal 3-7 days Burn-minor Burns Film, medicated tulle, fixation sheet 4-5 days visual review leaves dressing on if healing see. Burn-major or requiring admission eg special areasBurns Plastic wrap prior to surgical review, medicated tulle Impatient review Chronic wounds eg ulcers, PEG sites etc Hydrocolloid, alginate, foam 5 days

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