Stepping Up to Complex Wounds
Complex wounds include lower limb diabetic or venous ulcers, pressure injuries, open traumatic wounds, and surgical wounds. Managing these difficult wounds often requires stepping up the treatment plan to embrace advanced therapies, in addition to addressing any underlying conditions or complications.
This white paper describes the global problem of complex wounds and inherent challenges in the management of these wounds, including risk factors, comorbidities, and selection of advanced treatment modalities. This guide also includes a detailed discussion of the TIMERS framework for wound bed preparation.
Wound care specialists will appreciate this helpful guide to complex wounds and the multistep treatment approach recommended to bring these wounds to closure.
This white paper discusses the following topics: