Wound biofilm consensus: Recommendations from an expert panel
When: Thursday 29th September from 08.30 to 09.30
Where: Hall Donatello
Why do biofilms in wounds cause issues for Clinicians and why is there a need to provide consensus in this field?
Understanding the differences in behaviour and antimicrobial tolerance between planktonic and biofilm bacteria
Putting the science into practice; What are the differences in treatment strategies between dealing with biofilm and acute infections - recommendations for a paradigm shift in chronic wound care.
Biofilm is thought to be present in at least 60% of all chronic wounds. Despite this, there are many myths and uncertainties surrounding the treatment of this lesser known barrier to healing.
10 Global experts across scientific and clinical disciplines have agreed on a series of recommendations designed to add clarity and guidance to core issues in wound biofilm understanding, diagnosis and treatment.