The New Zealand Wound Care Society Inc

Guidelines and Protocols

This area is for sharing guidelines, protocols and policies related to wound care

If you would like to share your local guidelines, protocols or policies, these documents may be submitted to Jeannette, our NZWCS Administrator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and she will forward them to the NZWCS National Committee for peer review before posting to this page.


2014 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline

The 2014 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline is the result of a collaborative effort between three international organisations: National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP),European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP), and thePan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance (PPPIA). The guideline was developed using a rigorous scientific methodology to appraise available research and make 575 evidence-based recommendations.

Pan-Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury

The Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury has been developed by the Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA) and its subcommittee the Australian Pressure Injury Advisory Panel in partnership with independent, multidisciplinary experts throughout Australia, and the New Zealand Wound Care Society, the Nursing Service, Ministry of Health, Singapore and Hong Kong Entero-stomal Therapists Association.


Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers

This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian and New Zealand health care context, based on the best evidence available up to January 2011.

 


Wound Care Association of New South Wales Skincare Guidelines

(reproduced with permission of WCANSW)