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Cavity wounds: a juicy topic

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Cavity wounds: a juicy topic

Debra Johnstone, John Timmons
18 March 2022

Cavity wounds are deep, highly exuding wounds that can occur in most wound aetiologies and locations. They can present a challenge in clinical practice due to high exudate levels that can increase the risk of infection and maceration. Cavity wounds should be ‘loosely filled’ with a highly absorbent dressing. Exufiber and Exufiber Ag+ have properties that are well-suited to managing cavity wounds. At the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2021, delegates attended an interactive Made Easy session with the opportunity to use Exufiber in a simulated cavity wound and reflect on how they teach the management of cavity wound.

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