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Technology update: The role of PHMB in delayed wound healing

23 May 2010

<p>Infection is a significant factor in delayed wound healing and clinicians have sought to define levels of wound infection in order to prevent confusion and the misuse of antibiotics. Recently there has been renewed interest in antiseptics. PHMB is a multi-modal antiseptic that has been shown to be useful in reducing colonisation in both acute and chronic wounds. However, more research into its use in delayed healing is required.</p>

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