Debridement: An essential but often missing component of effective wound management.

25 February 2022 16:15 - 16:40

This session will recap the evidence base for debridement, introducing the concept of wound hygiene and challenging current practice of debridement by dressing application. The role of curette debridement will be explored as an option for all practitioners, to ensure fast and effective wound bed preparation and antibiofilm strategy.

Kate Shirlow, Trainee Vascular Advanced Practitioner, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust