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The role of wound cleansing in the management of wounds

10 December 2014

<p>Wound cleansing should be seen as an integral part of wound bed preparation to optimise the wound environment by removing debris, reducing bacterial load and preventing biofilm activity. Clinicians have a number of options to choose from when selecting an appropriate wound irrigation solution. One factor to consider includes the ability to mount a rapid antimicrobial response to microbial contamination, while avoiding damage to human cells important for wound healing.</p>

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