oa Wound Healing Southern Africa - Optimizing the Moisture Management Tightrope with Wound Bed Preparation 2015© : wound care
|Article Title||Optimizing the Moisture Management Tightrope with Wound Bed Preparation 2015© : wound care|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Wound Healing Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Toronto, 2 Toronto Regional Wound Clinics, Canada, 3 The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NY and 4 University of Calgary|
|Publication Date||Jan 2016|
|Pages||9 - 15|
|Keyword(s)||Antisepsis, Moisture management and Wound healing|
Objective: To provide an overview of moisture management and its importance in wound care. The authors evaluate the impact of moisture management for optimal wound care and assess current wound management strategies relating to antisepsis and moist wound healing utilizing the wound bed preparation paradigm 2015 update. The discussion distinguishes the form and function of wound care dressing classes available for optimal moisture management.
Conclusion: Moisture management for chronic wounds is best achieved with modern moist interactive dressings if the wound has the ability to heal.
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