Wound Essentials 7(2): Safe debridement in the community setting

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Wound Essentials 7(2): Safe debridement in the community setting

Trudie Young
18 January 2013

It is widely accepted that wound debridement is necessary for optimal wound healing (Haycocks and Chadwick, 2012). Debridement has become an accepted part of wound bed preparation with the ultimate aim of achieving a clean, healthy, granulating wound bed (Benbow, 2011a,b). This article examines the way in which debridement can be conducted safely in the community setting.

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