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Welcome to Wound Hygiene

Wound Hygiene is the biofilm-based wound-care approach aimed at supporting Healthcare professional around the world to win the battle against hard-to-heal wounds and improve the life of patients.
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Wound Hygiene is a four step regime designed to clean and decontaminate a wound, and overcome the barriers to healing often caused by the presence of biofilm.

Just as we follow basic hygiene every day by washing our hands, brushing our teeth and showering, we should apply regular basic hygiene to wounds to keep them clean and remove biofilm. By implementing Wound Hygiene, you can ensure every wound is properly prepared for healing every time.

Not everything needs to be complicated. Keep biofilm based wound care simple.

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Wound Hygiene Resources

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Consensus Document 1

A JWC international consensus document on embedding wound hygiene into a proactive wound healing strategy.

Embedding Wound Hygiene into a proactive wound healing strategy

The first Wound Hygiene consensus Document defining the 4 key anti-biofilm steps.

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Consensus Document 2

An illustration of people working on a giant foot which represents the wound healing process.

Expert Opinion Article

The second Wound Hygiene consensus document embedding the 4 steps throughout the wound healing trajectory.

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Wound Hygiene Clinical Case Study Summary

A poster about wound hygiene in clinical practice, with the steps: cleanse, debride, refashion, and dress.

Implementation of Wound Hygiene in Clinical Practice

Early use of an antibiofilm strategy promotes positive patient outcomes

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