Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 12 (1) Wound biofilms: what makes them stick?

Wound Essentials 12 (1) Wound biofilms: what makes them stick?

Complex wounds, Infection | Valerie Edwards-Jones

A biofilm is simply a community of microorganisms encased in a glue-like matrix that protects them from the environment. Many chronic, non-healing wounds fail to progress because of a biofilm being persistently present in the wound. This paper outlines the biology of biofilms and their relevance in the management of chronic wounds.