Case StudiesUse of a cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practice

Use of a cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practice

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Use of a cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practiceInfection is the single most important contributory factor in delayed wound healing. Polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial substance that has been used for 60 years in a wide range of medical and non-medical applications. It has been used safely in wound care since the early 1990s; it is well tolerated and has a low-risk profile.

This series of case studies explores the use of CelluDress-PHMB over a wide range of wounds with delayed healing, including a post-operative wound, mixed ulcer, recurrent venous ulcer, traumatic ulcer and pressure ulcers. Download the supplement here to read more about the outcomes and for practical tips for choosing and using a PHMB dressing. This case study was supported by Medicareplus International