Making an informed decision: how to choose the correct wound dressing

  • Bronwyn Green
Keywords: choose correct wound dressing

Abstract

Over the last few years, the wound care market has exploded. Numerous technologically advanced dressings have been introduced. In addition, dressings have been designed to treat specific wound aetiologies, e.g. skin substitutes for burns and nonhealing recalcitrant ulcers, and protease-modulating dressings to manage the chronic proinflammatory wound environment. However, within certain dressing categories there has been a proliferation and duplication of products.

Author Biography

Bronwyn Green
BCUR (hons), Cert Wound Care (University Herfordshire), Cert Burn Care (American Burns Association) Independent Clinical Wound Care Specialist Consultant
Published
2012-12-03
Section
Wound Care