A wound is defined as a disruption in the continuity of the epithelial lining of the skin or mucosa resulting from physical or thermal damage. According to the duration and nature of healing process, the wound is categorized as acute and chronic [1, 2]. An acute wound is an injury
Appropriate surgical wound and incision management in the post-operative time period is imperative to prevent complications, including surgical site infection and wound dehiscence. The tenets of modern wound management are applicable to primarily closed incisions, as well as to subacute and chronic wounds.
Preventing incisional infection by appropriate cleansing, skin care, and
Humans have been injuring themselves and each other for centuries. As a result, the need to stop bleeding and deter infection has led to countless innovations in wound care throughout history. Of course, we aren’t finished yet—advanced medical film coatings and new technologies will continue to improve how wounds