Closing that hole, wounds at their best and worst
About the course
19 September 2017 09:30 - 19 September 2017 17:00
Surgical Wound Management
Have you wondered what to do with that large dirty wound ? How should you clean it and then how are you going to repair the defect ? This day course will cover all aspects of open wound management. From initial triage and patient stabilisation through choice pf contact layers and dressings to when to close the defect. When should you close immediately, after a few days or weeks?
This day course will give you the tools you need to help with that decision making . Reconstruction techniques will cover primary closure, free skin grafting, simple flaps and more complex axial pattern flaps.
After this course, delegates will have a thorough understanding of:
- Patient triage
- Open wound management
- When should you close the wound?
- Reconstruction techniques
Speaker: Prof. John Williams MA VetMB LLB CertVR DipECVS FRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Soft Tissue)
Intended for Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses
Registration from 9am for a 9.30am start