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Wound Care / Cleansing

Supplier: Bio-Assist Industries
20 March, 2019

Chronic wounds are often rendered recalcitrant through prolonged inflammation and biofilm deposition.

Chronic wounds are often rendered recalcitrant through prolonged inflammation and biofilm deposition.

“Cleansing would surfaces of devitalised tissue, exudate residues, bacteria and dressing remnants is an important action in preparing a wound for investigation, monitoring and treatment.”

Malignant, non-healing wounds are emotionally, socially and physically taxing. The lesions are readily prone to bleeding, copious exudate, pain and malodour. Bacterial and fungal infection are often opportunistic in these wounds and yet their pungent smells and skin excoriation provide discomfort and social isolation.

At the Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH) we commended the use of Peri-Foam on a number of individuals experiencing cervical and vulval cancer – often involving metastatic spread. These ladies found regular washing most painful or even impossible to attend. However, the majority of patients who were willing to use Peri-Foam found its application easy and gentle.