Consensus And Supplements


  1. Oxygen wound therapy:  The clinical and cost impact of using topical haemoglobin spray (Granulox)
    Oxygen wound therapy: The clinical and cost impact of using topical haemoglobin spray (Granulox)VIEW PDF

    Oxygen is vital to wound healing. Granulox is a topical sterile haemoglobin spray designed to transport oxygen to slow- or non-healing wounds that have not responded to standard care. This supplement highlights the clinical and cost impact of using Granulox,...

  2. Recognising, managing and preventing deep tissue injury (DTI)
    Recognising, managing and preventing deep tissue injury (DTI)VIEW PDF

    A deep tissue injury (DTI) is a type of subcutaneous tissue damage that results from an externally applied mechanical load (pressure). This consensus, developed by an Expert Working Group, raises awareness and understanding of the diagnosis, management and...

  3. Consensus round table meeting: Clinical pathway for using topical oxygen therapy in practice
    Consensus round table meeting: Clinical pathway for using topical oxygen therapy in practiceVIEW PDF

    The role of oxygen in wound healing is well documented, and emerging research suggests that improved methods of delivery may now make topical oxygen therapy a more viable and practical treatment. This consensus document discusses the use of topical oxygen...

  4. An Expert Panel Report: Key considerations when using wound contact layers with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT)
    An Expert Panel Report: Key considerations when using wound contact layers with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT)VIEW PDF

    This document provides practical guidance and recommendations for future practice aimed at clinicians using wound contact layers in conjunction with NPWT.

  5. Real-life perspectives on use of Monofilament Fibre Technology in practice
    Real-life perspectives on use of Monofilament Fibre Technology in practiceVIEW PDF

    Debrisoft is a device available in the form of the Debrisoft pad or Debrisoft Lolly that utilises patented Monofilament Fibre TechnologyTM to remove devitalized tissue and debris from a wound or from the skin to achieve debridement or improve wound visualisation,...

  6. Management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb: Consensus recommendations
    Management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb: Consensus recommendationsVIEW PDF

    Hyperkeratosis is an abnormal thickening of the outer layer of the skin, caused by over-proliferation of keratin-producing cells. These consensus recommendations offer practical guidelines for the management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb, seeking to...

  7. Using Nanova Therapy System in Practice
    Using Nanova Therapy System in PracticeVIEW PDF

    The clinical and economic evidence demonstrates there is a role for innovation to play in improving outcomes for hard-to-heal wounds. A group of experts met in June 2015 to discuss how the Nanova Therapy System™, a novel approach to negative wound pressure...

  8. Pressure Ulcer Supplement
    Pressure Ulcer SupplementVIEW PDF

    This Pressure Ulcer Supplement of Wounds UK 11-3 brings together contributions from Jacqui Fletcher, Kathryn and Peter Vowden, Zena Moore and Menno van Etten, Michelle Porter, Karen Ousey and colleagues. Topics include: is it necessary to categorise pressure...

  9. Prevention and management of skin tears
    Prevention and management of skin tearsVIEW PDF

    Recognising and reducing the risk of skin tears remains an important issue. The aim of this new guidance is to simplify practice and improve the management of skin tears.

  10. Larval debridement therapy: vascular  wound management
    Larval debridement therapy: vascular wound managementVIEW PDF

    Lower limb ulcers (LLU) are a common manifestation of long-standing vascular disease and may be exacerbated by trauma or dependency. Ulcers can be grouped according to the underlying aetiology with approximately 76% due to venous disease, 22% due to arterial...