Keith Harding

Triangle of Wound Assessment Made Easy

Wound assessment is essential in informing the selection of appropriate therapeutic strategies to achieve clinical goals, e.g. wound healing and improved patient wellbeing. This Made Easy describes a new approach to wound assessment that encourages clinicians to look beyond the wound edge to...

Taking wound assessment beyond the edge

Findings from a recent global anthropological study have highlighted the importance of the periwound skin and its relevance to wound progression. The study reveals that both healthcare practitioners and patients view management of the periwound skin as an integral part of wound healing. While...

Electrical stimulation in wound care

Electrical stimulation therapy in wounds involves the use of an externally applied current to create an electrical flow through the tissues. In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in using this as a treatment where wound healing is delayed and a range of sophisticated products have been...

Electrical stimulation in wound care

This supplement includes the following articles:  Technology update on electrical stimulation and wound healing by Michael Clark Expert commentary from Eike Sebastian Debus Case report: Electrostimulation with the woundEL® device by Jean Paul Lembelembe Wound digest: A...

Askina® Calgitrol® Made Easy

Silver has considerable antimicrobial activity, even against many antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria, and in recent years has increasingly been used in wound dressings to reduce bacterial bioburden [1]. Silver may be incorporated into dressings in a number of different forms, most notably as...

MMPs Made Easy

This article describes what MMPs are and the importance of their role in normal and disrupted wound healing. It discusses the relevance of MMPs to clinical practice, including content and potential interventions aimed at modulating their activity