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The role of non-medicated dressings for the management of wound infection

Alan Rogers, Astrid Probst, Hans Smola, Hui-Mei Yang, Isabelle Fromantin, Jiun-Ting Yeh, Karen Ousey, Mark Rippon, Matthew Malone, Sabine Eming, Samantha Westgate, Steven Percival, Thomas Bjarnsholt
9 September 2020

There is growing concern regarding the treatment of infection, caused by the rise of antimicrobial resistance. This position document looks at current treatment approaches to identifying and treating biofilm in wounds, focusing on the mechanism of action and role of non-medicated wound dressings (NMWDs) within antimicrobial stewardship practices and evidence that supports their effectiveness.

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