Open wounds have many different tissue appearances and consequently the treatment objectives for each phase is different.
Black - necrotic phase - debridement
Yellow - inflammatory phase - cleansing
Red - granulating phase - moisture retention and protection
In addition the wound in any phase may have different amounts of exudate which requires management and will influence the selection of dressings.
The Open Wound Care System is developed to support the natural wound healing process. The dressing selection guide has been developed to support and simplify your dressing selection.
Please note that this is simply a recomendation when to use the different products in our assortment The wound assessment should be carried out by health care professionals according to relevant protocol where applicable.