Biofilms: possible strategies for suppression in chronic wounds
Steven L Percival Adjunct professor of microbiology, School of Medicine, University of West Virginia, Morgantown, United States
Keith F Cutting Principal lecturer, Buckinghamshire New University, Buckinghamshire
Biofilms can delay wound healing significantly. The aim of this article is to highlight strategies that could be used to treat chronic wounds containing biofilms. Antibiofilm agents, their modes of action and efficacy in suppressing biofilms are discussed.
Nursing Standard. 23, 32,64-72. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.04.23.32.64.c7152
Published in print: 15 April 2009Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review