Quick Guide


  1. Quick Guide: Times Model of wound bed preparation
    Quick Guide: Times Model of wound bed preparationVIEW PDF

    Effective wound bed preparation is the cornerstone of wound healing and management. Building on the TIME acronym to include ’S’ for surrounding skin, this Quick Guide outlines what to look out for at every stage in the TIMES continuum and at the key actions...

  2. Biofilms Quick Guide
    Biofilms Quick GuideVIEW PDF

    Chronic wound biofilm is a common problem that requires an effective solution. Bacteria in biofilm are often metabolically dormant, which can lead to tolerance to antimicrobials and antibiotics; therefore, disruption of the bacteria is needed to increase the...

  3. ACTIFORMCOOL: Managing wound pain
    ACTIFORMCOOL: Managing wound painVIEW PDF

    Wound-related pain can be all-encompassing and one of the most devastating aspects of living with a wound, impacting wellbeing and quality of life. Wherever possible, it is important to manage wound pain, implementing a plan to reduce or eliminate pain. ActiFormCool...

  4. Quick Guide: Cavity Wounds
    Quick Guide: Cavity WoundsVIEW PDF

    The Debrisoft® Lolly is designed for debridement of wound cavities, surgically invasive wounds and hard-to-reach areas. This new Quick Guide provides concise information on assessment and management of cavity wounds, including using the Debrisoft Lolly.

  5. Quick Guide: Using Tegaderm High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressing in Practice
    Quick Guide: Using Tegaderm High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressing in PracticeVIEW PDF

    While foam dressings are a popular choice, overuse of these dressings can result in increased dressing change frequency, nursing time and cost. This Quick Guide introduces Tegaderm High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressings and provides a wound decision tool,...

  6. Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds
    Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static WoundsVIEW PDF

    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...

  7. Quick Guide: Suprasorb® X+PHMB in practice
    Quick Guide: Suprasorb® X+PHMB in practiceVIEW PDF

    This Quick Guide introduces Suprasorb® X+PHMB, a unique wound dressing for critically colonised or infected wounds and wounds with heavy biofilm. Its HydroBalance technology means it will absorb exudate and donate fluid at the same time, dependent on the...

  8. Quick Guide: AQUACEL Foam dressing in practice
    Quick Guide: AQUACEL Foam dressing in practiceVIEW PDF

    Optimal wound management requires a structured approach including holistic assessment, implementation of an appropriate treatment regimen based on attributes of a wound (I.e. highly exuding), and reassessment and documentation at each dressing change. This...

  9. Quick Guide: Management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb
    Quick Guide: Management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limbVIEW PDF

    Hyperkeratosis is an abnormal thickening of the outer layer of the skin, caused by over-proliferation of keratin-producing cells. This Quick Guide offers practical guidance to support the management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb, outlining the important...

  10. Quick Guide: Exudate management: Optimising the wound bed
    Quick Guide: Exudate management: Optimising the wound bed VIEW PDF

    Effective exudate management is an essential component of wound healing. The aims of management are to remove excess exudate from the wound and surrounding skin, reduce risk of infection and avoid complications. This quick guide focuses on the Cutimed Sorbion...