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Hard-to-heal Wounds

Nutrition screening

Perform nutrition screening upon admission using the two validated nutritional screening options: Mini Nutritional Screening Form (MNA)1; Malnutrtion Screening Tool (MST).2.

Use of a bacterial fluorescence imaging system to target wound debridement and accelerate healing: a pilot study

A total of 11 patients (six women, five men) were assessed over a 12-week period. Of these, six patients completed the 12-week assessment; three patients were lost to follow-up and two patients...

Wound infections: an overview

Due to the natural flora of microbes which live on the skin, the majority of wounds will naturally become colonised with microorganisms. However, when these microbes migrate deeper into the wound bed...

Defying hard-to-heal wounds with an early antibiofilm intervention strategy: ‘wound hygiene’

This article summarises discussions of nine experts at an Advisory Board Meeting held in March 2019 in London. In addition, feedback from two further experts (JA and MT) were provided via separate...

Rethinking resistance: How antibiotics are evolving

Antimicrobial resistance has been highlighted as one of the greatest current threats to humanity.