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Reassembling nursing in the digital age: An actor‐network theory perspective (2024)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., & Garwood‐Cross, L. (in press). Reassembling nursing in the digital age: An actor‐network theory perspective. Nursing Inquiry, e12655. https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12655

This article explores the application of actor‐network theory (ANT) to the nursing profession, proposing a novel perspective in understanding nursing in the context of modern digital healthcare. Traditional grand nursing theories, while foundational,... Read More about Reassembling nursing in the digital age: An actor‐network theory perspective.

The digital dilemma in nursing: a critique of care in the digital age. (2024)
Journal Article
Wynn, M. (2024). The digital dilemma in nursing: a critique of care in the digital age. British Journal of Nursing, 33(11), 496-499. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2024.0023

There is an inherent tension between the nursing profession's empathetic, human-centric ethos and the impersonal nature of digital technology. However, digital solutions such as robot carers could offer convenience, dignity and reduced feelings of bu... Read More about The digital dilemma in nursing: a critique of care in the digital age..

Perceptions and digitalisation of outbreak management in UK health services: A cross-sectional survey (2024)
Journal Article
Wynn, M. (2024). Perceptions and digitalisation of outbreak management in UK health services: A cross-sectional survey. Journal of Infection Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1177/17571774241239221

Background Global challenges arise from infectious diseases which represent significant challenges to the provision of healthcare, requiring efficient management procedures to limit transmission. Evaluating current outbreak management processes withi... Read More about Perceptions and digitalisation of outbreak management in UK health services: A cross-sectional survey.

Online spaces and the control of communicable diseases: implications for nursing practice. (2024)
Journal Article
Wynn, M. (in press). Online spaces and the control of communicable diseases: implications for nursing practice. Nursing Standard, https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2024.e12174

The digital revolution has significantly altered healthcare, including communicable disease control, with online spaces emerging as vital tools in preventing, identifying and controlling the spread of diseases. However, healthcare professionals, incl... Read More about Online spaces and the control of communicable diseases: implications for nursing practice..

Clinimetrics of the Lanarkshire Oximetry Index for patients with leg ulcers: A systematic review and meta‐analysis (2023)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Stephens, M., Pradeep, S., Clarke‐Cornwell, A. M., & Bianchi, J. (in press). Clinimetrics of the Lanarkshire Oximetry Index for patients with leg ulcers: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. International Wound Journal, https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.14519

Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) measurement has long been considered the gold standard of vascular assessment for people with lower limb ulceration. Despite this, only around 15% of patients in the United Kingdom who require an ABPI measurement... Read More about Clinimetrics of the Lanarkshire Oximetry Index for patients with leg ulcers: A systematic review and meta‐analysis.

Skin tears in mammography: A narrative review (2023)
Journal Article
Khan, A., Pradeep, S., Wynn, M., Szczepura, K., Mercer, C., & Stephens, M. (2023). Skin tears in mammography: A narrative review. Journal of Tissue Viability, 32(4), 577-584. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2023.09.003

Skin tears are classed as traumatic wounds mainly caused by shearing and frictional forces. Incidences of skin tears are noted to be significant mostly in the elderly population and those with fragile and vulnerable skin. Individuals undergoing mammo... Read More about Skin tears in mammography: A narrative review.

Frugal innovation in wound management within a low resource inpatient setting: a case series (2023)
Journal Article
Stephens, M., Wynn, M., Pradeep, S., Ackers, L., & Namiiro, R. (2023). Frugal innovation in wound management within a low resource inpatient setting: a case series. Wounds UK, 19(3),

This article highlights challenges of wound care in low resource settings, considering opportunities for frugal innovation and our experiences while creating virtual wound care clinics across two global communities. In addition, we will discuss four... Read More about Frugal innovation in wound management within a low resource inpatient setting: a case series.

Digitizing nursing: A theoretical and holistic exploration to understand the adoption and use of digital technologies by nurses (2023)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Garwood‐Cross, L., Vasilica, C., Griffiths, M., Heaslip, V., & Phillips, N. (2023). Digitizing nursing: A theoretical and holistic exploration to understand the adoption and use of digital technologies by nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15810

Background: With healthcare undergoing rapid digitalization, the effective integration of new technologies is crucial for nursing professionals, who form the largest group in the healthcare workforce. However, barriers within the nursing profession m... Read More about Digitizing nursing: A theoretical and holistic exploration to understand the adoption and use of digital technologies by nurses.

Getting wound care right: evaluation of a week of intensive teaching on wound care for undergraduate nursing students. (2023)
Journal Article
Stephens, M., Wynn, M., Pradeep, S., Staniecka, K., Gill, A., Brown, E., & Matthew, C. (2023). Getting wound care right: evaluation of a week of intensive teaching on wound care for undergraduate nursing students. British Journal of Nursing, 32(12), S36-S42. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2023.32.12.S36

Tissue viability skills are essential for nurses, but education on this in undergraduate programmes can be inadequate. After approval of the Future Nurse curriculum in 2019, a small team of staff at the University of Salford developed a Getting Wound... Read More about Getting wound care right: evaluation of a week of intensive teaching on wound care for undergraduate nursing students..

Digital nursing practice theory: A scoping review and thematic analysis (2023)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Vasilica, C., Garwood‐Cross, L., & Davis, D. (in press). Digital nursing practice theory: A scoping review and thematic analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 79(11), 4137-4148. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15660

Aims This scoping review aims to identify existing theories associated with digital nursing practice to add a lens on the future use of digital technologies by nurses. Design A review of theories related to digital technology in nursing practice... Read More about Digital nursing practice theory: A scoping review and thematic analysis.

Digital Innovation in Healthcare (2023)
Book Chapter
Prior, Y., & Wynn, M. (2023). Digital Innovation in Healthcare. In C. Vasilica, E. Gillaspy, & N. Withnell (Eds.), Digital Skills for Nursing Studies and Practice. SAGE Publications

Multidisciplinary management of a complex abdominal wound post necrotising fasciitis: a case study (2022)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Gibson, R., & Goldsmith, P. (2022). Multidisciplinary management of a complex abdominal wound post necrotising fasciitis: a case study. Journal of Wound Care, 31(11), 924-929. https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2022.31.11.924

A 59-year-old male patient presented with abdominal necrotising fasciitis secondary to a bowel perforation through a previous drain site that he had waited at home with for two weeks. Enteric contents were found within the abdominal wall. Surgery req... Read More about Multidisciplinary management of a complex abdominal wound post necrotising fasciitis: a case study.

Frugal innovation in wound care: a critical discussion of what we can learn from low-resource settings (2022)
Journal Article
Stephens, M., Wynn, M., Pradeep, S., & Bowshall, J. (2022). Frugal innovation in wound care: a critical discussion of what we can learn from low-resource settings. British Journal of Nursing, 31(20), S16-S23. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2022.31.20.s16

Frugal innovation is a common philosophy in low-income settings due to limited access to resources. However, with both the increasing prevalence and clinical acuity of patients with wounds in the UK, it is essential that alongside innovation such as... Read More about Frugal innovation in wound care: a critical discussion of what we can learn from low-resource settings.

Implementation of the infection control estimate : A case study on the use of a newly developed digital tool for outbreak management in the acute setting (2022)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Brady, S., McKenna, J., Swanson, L., & George, R. (2022). Implementation of the infection control estimate : A case study on the use of a newly developed digital tool for outbreak management in the acute setting. Journal of Infection Prevention, 24(1), 45-49. https://doi.org/10.1177/17571774221127576

Aim An Infection Control Estimate (ICE) Tool was developed based on a previously published concept of applying military planning techniques to Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) management strategies in the acute healthcare setting. Methods Initi... Read More about Implementation of the infection control estimate : A case study on the use of a newly developed digital tool for outbreak management in the acute setting.

Attitudes of UK based wound specialists towards the use of mobile applications in wound care delivery: A cross-sectional survey. Part 1: Quantitative findings (2022)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., & Clark, M. (2022). Attitudes of UK based wound specialists towards the use of mobile applications in wound care delivery: A cross-sectional survey. Part 1: Quantitative findings. Wounds UK, 8(2), 20-28

Introduction This survey of wound care specialists in the UK aims to be the first study to establish the prevalence of mobile wound app use and the perceived barriers to their implementation in wound care. This article presents the quantitative fi... Read More about Attitudes of UK based wound specialists towards the use of mobile applications in wound care delivery: A cross-sectional survey. Part 1: Quantitative findings.

Risk factors for the development and evolution of deep tissue injuries: A systematic review (2022)
Journal Article
Wynn, M., Stephens, M., Pradeep, S., & Kennedy, R. (in press). Risk factors for the development and evolution of deep tissue injuries: A systematic review. Journal of Tissue Viability, 31(3), 416-423. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2022.03.002

The aim of this systematic review is to identify the current epidemiological evidence indicating the unique risk factors for deep tissue injury (DTI) compared to grade I-IV pressure injury (PI), the proportion of DTI which evolve rather than resolve... Read More about Risk factors for the development and evolution of deep tissue injuries: A systematic review.

Recognising logical fallacies in nursing practice to support effective clinical decision-making. (2022)
Journal Article
Wynn, M. (2022). Recognising logical fallacies in nursing practice to support effective clinical decision-making. Nursing Standard, https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2022.e11665

Logical fallacies can affect routine and complex decision-making, potentially leading to a reduction in the efficacy or application of robust evidence to care. Experienced and inexperienced nurses may inadvertently integrate fallacious reasoning into... Read More about Recognising logical fallacies in nursing practice to support effective clinical decision-making..

The benefits and harms of cleansing for acute traumatic wounds : a narrative review (2021)
Journal Article
Wynn, M. (2021). The benefits and harms of cleansing for acute traumatic wounds : a narrative review. Advances in skin & wound care, 34(9), 488-492. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASW.0000767348.38107.ac

Acute traumatic wound cleansing is currently a controversial issue demonstrated by the variability in solutions and techniques used to clean wounds in clinical practice. Although there is evidence of improved infection outcomes in wounds cleansed wit... Read More about The benefits and harms of cleansing for acute traumatic wounds : a narrative review.