Wound Healing

by Sylvie Meaume, Luc Téot

Wound healing has been the subject of a fantastic development since the last decade. The World Union of Wound Healing Societies represents a group of more than 5000 professionals spread all over the world, all members of the national groups and societies involved in wound healing. Techniques and management guidelines are still the subject of discussions in many continents, but it has been evidence based medicine demonstrated that the first mandatory step in wound management is the wound debridement. Debridement can be done by many different techniques, some of them being more progressive than others. The choice of the technique depends on the type of wound, the etiology, the degree of infection and the level of resources available. In this direction you can either choose a rapid expensive solution or a more progressive and safe cheap one. Step by step debridement in wound healing represents the first issue of a long WUWHS Educational Program series.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Meaume Sylvie
Charles Foix Teaching Hospital, Paris, France
Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Charles Foix, 7, Avenue de la République, 94205 Ivry/Seine France, e-mail: sylvie.meaume@cfx.ap-hop-paris.fr
University Hospital Charles Foix Hospital, IVry Sur Seine, Assistance Publique Hõpitaux de Paris Juliette
2. Téot Luc Montpellier University Hospital, Service des Brules, Hospital Lapeyronie 371 Avenue du Doyen, Giraud, Montpellier, France
Burns and Plastic Unit, Hôpital Lapeyronie, 391, Avenue du Doyen Gaston Giraud, 34295 Montpellier Cedex, e-mail: l-teot@chu-montpellier.fr
World Union of Wound Healing Societies, Montpellier University Hospital, France
ISBN 9788180613821
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10871
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2005
Pages 116
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