Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds

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Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds

1 January 2017

Biofilm has been found to be present in a majority of static wounds and may be a key cause of delayed wound healing and a precursor to infection.

This Quick Guide provides information on understanding biofilm in static wounds, a clinical algorithm for biofilm identification, and a 3-step protocol of care for use in managing static wounds where biofilm is suspected.

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