Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

Educational Resources

Clinicians and educators will find the following resources useful on various levels. Users are encouraged to review and critique these resources based on their specific needs.

Wound Related Journals:

  • Advances in Skin & Wound Care – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Journal of Wound Care– Tower Publishing
  • Journal of the World Council of Enterostomal TherapistsCambridge Printing
  • Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Ostomy/Wound Management – HMP Communications

Wound Related Websites:

The development panel recommends the websites listed below as appropriate starting points for wound care information. These sites have links to a variety of web-based resources related to pressure ulcer prevention, assessment and management.

Wound Care Products:

Companies manufacturing wound care products often have educational resource material specific to product use. Many also have educational programs about wound care in general, and pressure ulcer assessment and management specifically. When selecting educational resources, filter out promotional aspects of the material. Contact your company-specific representatives to determine educational resources that may be appropriate for your specific needs and clinical setting.