PolyMem dressings Made Easy

As healthcare budgets are put under pressure, providers increasingly need to balance reduced cost with providing high-quality outcomes. This has led to more wounds being treated in the community, creating a need for non-specialists to acquire knowledge about advanced wound care products. However,...

Exudate Management Made Easy

Exudate production by open wounds is essential for moist wound healing. However, when wounds produce insufficient or too much exudate, and/or the composition of the exudate is harmful, a wide range of problems can occur that ultimately delay healing, distress patients and consume considerable...

Hard-to-heal wounds Made Easy

Most people have, at some stage in their life, experienced a wound. For the majority, healing is a simple and rapid process and, although the wound may leave a visible scar, it is not associated with persistent pain, excessive exudate, odour or distress. In some patients, healing is prolonged and...

Biofilms Made Easy

This article describes what biofilms are and the important roles they appear to play in disrupting wound healing. In addition, it discusses potential interventions aimed at removing/reducing biofilms and preventing their reformation in wounds.