Dressings posts

Maceration and Hydrogels? Just Say Whoa

By Keisha Smith, MA, CWCMS

How do you use hydrogel dressings to keep wounds moist without causing maceration? Very carefully.   If you’ve ever taken a long bath or spent an afternoon in a swimming pool, you’re familiar with what happens to your hands and feet: they become soft, white, and wrinkled up like prunes. This is a classic case […]

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