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Wound care

Cover image of the wound care moduleWound management is an important aspect of clinical practice. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) has partnered with medical specialists to provide comprehensive information on the identification and treatment of wounds typically suffered by the veteran population.

DVA Wound Care Module

The DVA Wound Care Module contains comprehensive information about the different types of wounds typically suffered by the veteran population, and the methods for treating and dressing these wounds.

Wound Identification and Dressing Selection Chart

A quick reference guide to identifying and treating wounds.

Wound Chart

Disclaimer

NB the products listed on this chart are examples only. Some items are available via the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and some items require prior approval. Advice can be sought from VAPAC 1800 552 580 regarding eligibility and supply via prescription.

Acknowledgements

DVA acknowledges Monash University and Associate Professor Geoff Sussman OAM in developing and producing the previous versions of the DVA Wound Care Module.

DVA acknowledges Associate Professor Geoff Sussman OAM in developing this revised edition in consultation and review with fellow members of the Advisory Wound Care Committee: Associate Professor Michael Woodward AM (Chair) and Ms Judith Barker.

 

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