Soins. 2022 Sep;67(868S1):5-9. doi: 10.1016/S0038-0814(22)00232-8.
[Article in French]


Hard-to-heal wounds are a problem for both patients and caregivers. The biofi lm is one of the local factors of delayed healing. Wound hygiene carried out in 4 steps (cleansing, debridement, refashion - care of the edges, and dressing) constitutes the basis of proactive and curative anti-biofi lm strategies.

Keywords: biofilm; chronic wounds; hard-to-heal wounds; hygiène des plaies; plaies chroniques; plaies diffi ciles à cicatriser; wound hygiene.

MeSH terms

  • Bandages*
  • Humans
  • Wound Healing*