Debridement – a review of current techniques

Authors

Keywords:

debridement, debris, wound, wound bed, biofilm, healing, non-healing.

Abstract

Debridement is the removal of nonviable material, foreign bodies, and poorly healing tissue from a wound to enhance healing. This article focusses on the indications, precautions, advantages and disadvantages of the variety of currently available debridement options.

Author Biography

Sajad Ahmad Salati, Unaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences , Qassim University , Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor , Department of SurgeryUnaizah College of Medicine and Medical Sciences , Qassim University , Saudi Arabia

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2021-06-10

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