Chronic wound bed preparation using a cleansing solution.

Chamanga, Edwin Tapiwa, Hughes, Maria, Hilston, Keith, Sparke, Ann and Jandrisits, Johanna M (2015) Chronic wound bed preparation using a cleansing solution. British Journal of Nursing, 24(Sup12), S30-S36. ISSN (print) 0966-0461

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Abstract

Chronic wound management remains challenging in clinical practice, especially in the presence of bacterial bioburden and slough. To resolve these clinical challenges, it is essential clinicians implement the TIME framework (tissue, inflammation/infection, moisture, edge of wound) as a model of effective wound bed preparation. As a result of advances in technology and wound care therapies, on the market today are products that can help reduce the wound bed clinical challenges recommended by the TIME framework. This article looks at a wound cleansing solution that reduces the wound bed bioburden by breaking down biofilms and debriding slough.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Nursing and midwifery
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (until 2017)
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Depositing User: Edwin Chamanga
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2018 14:18
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2018 14:18
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2015.24.Sup12.S30
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/42066

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