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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | April 2005

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Caring for sloughy wounds

Caring for sloughy wounds
Wound Management

Pages: 30 - 34

Article topics: Chronic wounds, Debridement, Devitalised tissue, Wound Care

Sylvie Hampton explores the definition of slough and the biofilms of bacteria that inhabit it and will review methods of successfully debriding a wound of necrotic tissue and slough.
Sylvie Hampton MA BSc (Hons) DpSN RGN. Article accepted for publication: March 2005