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Wound infection prevention and management

These Products & Practices aim to update clinicians on best practices and explains how a range of products can be used. Preventing and managing infection in wound care can often be challenging. This presentation demonstrates how appropriate measures and products can be used to achieve this. The series was produced by Wounds International with the support of B. Braun. Learn more about Made Easy Live.

Case study 1: Using Prontosan® Wound Irrigation Solution and Gel X on a patient with recurrent venous leg ulceration.

72-year-old woman with a seven-year history of recurrent venous ulcerations. Her current ulcer has been present for 14 months. She has a history of recurrent local and systemic infections.

She has osteoarthritis, which gives her back and knee pain. She is taking anti-inflammatory medication regularly for the pain.


Case study 2: The use of Calgitrol® Ag on a patient with recurrent venous ulceration   

74-year- old woman with a five-year history of venous ulceration. Her current ulcer has been present for 16 months.

She has osteoarthritis, hypertension and was recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, which has left her with a slight tremor. She is taking propranolol 40mg, dihydrocodeine 30mg and bendroflumethazide 2-5mg. She is allergic to adhesive dressings.

Case study 3: Using Calgitrol® Paste on a patient with recurrent venous ulceration

89-year-old man with a history of bilateral venous ulceration. His current ulcers on his left leg have been present for eight years. He has osteoarthritis and anemia. He is currently taking bendroflumethiazide, tramadol, Oramorph and a calcium supplement.


Creating a clean environment for dressing changes

This video will give viewers a step-by-step guide preparing a clean environment prior to changing a dressing, using B. Braun products.

How to apply Prontosan®

This video will show the correct technique for using Prontosan® (solution and gel) to cleanse a wound.

How to apply Askina® Calgitrol®

This video will show the correct procedure to apply and remove Calgitrol® and Calgitrol® Paste.