Polyhexamethylene biguanide dressings in wound management
Sian Fumarola Lead nurse in tissue viability, Tissue Viability Department, University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent
This article describes wound management using polyhexamethylene biguanide dressings in two patients experiencing multiple comorbidities. Wound bed debridement and bioburden management were important factors in achieving positive results in terms of promoting wound healing and reducing infection and malodour.
Nursing Standard. 25, 46, 63-67. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.07.25.46.63.c8641Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review