Quick Guide

  1. Larval Debridement Quick Guide
    Larval Debridement Quick GuideVIEW PDF

    Larval debridement therapy (LDT), also known as ‘maggot therapy’ or ‘biosurgery’, involves the use of larvae of the greenbottle fly, which are introduced to a wound to remove necrotic, sloughy and/or infected tissue. This Quick Guide provides information...

  2. Quick Guide: Avelle
    Quick Guide: AvelleVIEW PDF

    The Avelle Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System combines negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) with Hydrofiber dressing technology. This Quick Guide outlines the benefits of using the Avelle System and how these can be applied in practice.

  3. Quick Guide: Compression for venous leg ulcers
    Quick Guide: Compression for venous leg ulcersVIEW PDF

    Compression should be used as a first-line treatment in venous leg ulcers. This Quick Guide provides practical tips for selecting compression options and encouraging self-care where appropriate, and details a treatment algorithm for use in practice.

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. 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,...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...