Local wound care for malignant and palliative wounds

Adv Skin Wound Care. 2010 Sep;23(9):417-28; quiz 429-30. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000383206.32244.e2.


Purpose: To enhance the clinician's competence in providing local wound care for malignant and palliative wounds.

Target audience: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.

Objectives: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Infective Agents / therapeutic use
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local / therapeutic use
  • Debridement
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / complications*
  • Palliative Care
  • Skin / injuries*
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Skin Ulcer / etiology
  • Skin Ulcer / therapy*
  • Wound Infection / prevention & control*
  • Wounds and Injuries / etiology*
  • Wounds and Injuries / therapy*


  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local