Journal articlesWound hydration versus maceration: understanding the differences

Wound hydration versus maceration: understanding the differences

27/09/16 | Exudate Management, Skin integrity | Mark Rippon, Karen Ousey, Alan Rogers, Leanne Atkin

This article provides an explanation and visual demonstration of the differences between the pathology and presentation of hydration versus maceration in wounds. This is described in order that the clinician can distinguish between the two and optimise wound treatment.