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A new double-layered Hydrofiber® dressing for managing the highly exuding wound

15 October 2013

<p>A complex, highly exuding wound presents a challenge to even the most experienced clinician. For an effective management approach, the clinician must be able to select the correct dressing based on the characteristics of the patient’s wound and needs, as well as considering cost. In this case report, a new double-layered Hydrofiber® (ConvaTec) dressing, with stitch bonding that increases tensile strength, was used in combination with an absorbent foam as the secondary dressing. This improved the patient’s quality of life, as well as reducing the financial burden of managing a complex, chronic wound.</p>

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