Wound debridement is the removal of non-viable tissue from the wound bed to encourage wound healing.
Wound debridement is an essential part of wound care and its role in the preparation of the wound bed is well documented. (Falanga, 2001; EWMA, 2004; Wolcott et al, 2009).
Use the resources below to learn more about wound debridement.
Read our article series: Wound Care Education – Wound Debridement
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Wound Debridement Articles
- How to… Ten top tips for wound debridement
- The autolytic debridement of venous leg ulcers
- A know-how guide to using larval therapy for wound debridement
- The important role of debridement in wound bed preparation
- Principles of debridement: the diabetic foot
- Permissive maintenance debridement — the role of enzymatic debridement in chronic wound care
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