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Periwound Management

Biofilm Management and Wound Bed Preparation

June 30, 2022
Wound bed preparation is vital to treating biofilm. Resistant to antibiotic treatment, biofilm not only stalls the healing process of chronic wounds but also puts patients at greater risk for amputati...

Periwound Management: Preparation, Protection, Problems

February 3, 2022
The periwound is generally defined as the area from the wound edge to 4 cm beyond circumferentially. Breakdown of the periwound can adversely affect wound healing even if the wound itself is doing wel...

Terms to Know: Managing Skin Complications

February 28, 2019
by the WoundSource Editors Epidermis: the outer layer of the skin, which is the protective layer against the outside elements. Epithelialization: the growth of the epidermis over a wound during ...

What Is Wound Bed Preparation?

June 30, 2022
Wound bed preparation is the systematic approach clinicians use to identify and remove barriers to the healing process of the wound. The approach aims to create an optimal wound healing environment by...

Wound Bed Preparation: Edge of Wound

June 30, 2022
Wound bed preparation is a vital element of wound care. It ensures that the wound has the best environment for closure by addressing the needs of the wound and removing barriers. Wound bed preparation...

Wound Bed Preparation: Moisture Management

June 30, 2022
Wound bed preparation is the concept that provides clinicians with a framework for treating hard-to-heal wounds by assessing the patient as a whole and not focusing only on the characteristics of the ...
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