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The autolytic debridement of venous leg ulcers

16 October 2009

<p>Wound debridement is part of the wound healing process that may occur without intervention, but more often, assistance is needed. It is important to recognise the situations when debridement is not appropriate. This article will describe how to recognise dead tissue that should be removed from the wound, when debridement should not be attempted and the various methods that can be used.</p>

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