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How to Advance Complex Wounds Toward Healing

Complex wounds are acute or, more commonly, chronic wounds that are difficult to heal and cannot be closed using simple dressings. Common complex wounds include pressure injuries, diabetic foot and venous ulcers, infected wounds, wounds associated with vasculitis and immunosuppressive therapy, and large burn wounds. This white paper is an excellent guide to the management of complex wounds through the healing trajectory. This white paper also addresses the need to treat the many comorbidities that predispose these patients to delayed wound healing.