Georgina T Gethin
- Estimating costs of pressure area management based on a survey of ulcer care in one Irish hospitalG Gethin
Clinical Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
J Wound Care 14:162-5. 2005..A two-part study was therefore undertaken. Part one determined the prevalence of pressure ulcers in a 626-bed Irish acute hospital. Part two set out to derive a best estimate of the cost of managing pressure ulcers in Ireland...
- Case series of use of Manuka honey in leg ulcerationGeorgina Gethin
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland Republic
Int Wound J 2:10-5. 2005..25 cm(2). Odour was eliminated and pain reduced. The conclusions drawn were that the use of Manuka honey was associated with a positive wound-healing outcome in these eight cases. Arterial wounds showed minimal improvement only...
- Wound measurement comparing the use of acetate tracings and Visitrak digital planimetryGeorgina Gethin
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 15:422-7. 2006..This study aimed to compare acetate tracing with the new digital planimetry system Visitrak (Smith + Nephew). It also aimed to compare the percentage change in wound size after four weeks using both methods...
- The impact of Manuka honey dressings on the surface pH of chronic woundsGeorgina T Gethin
Research Centre, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland RCSI, Dublin, Ireland
Int Wound J 5:185-94. 2008..Elevated pH readings at the start were associated with minimal reduction in size. Surface wound pH measurements may contribute to objective wound assessments, but further research is necessary to determine its exact contribution...