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So what do we mean with the gap?

A gap is defined as the space between the wound bed and wound dressing, also referred to as dead space.
A gap between the wound bed and wound dressing allows exudate pooling, which may cause:

infection

Bacterial growth and increased risk of infection

maceration

Maceration of the wound edge and periwound skin

delayed healing

Delayed wound healing

We reached consensus through a robust process

In 2019, an international group of wound care specialists participated in a consensus building process with the goal of developing strategies to move towards fewer days with chronic wounds.  The result was an award-winning consensus project on best to improve chronic wound assessment and management.

In case you missed it.. Watch the Coloplast symposium on New evidence on managing the gap between the wound bed and dressing.

Meet the experts who will speak at the Coloplast symposium…

New evidence and consensus reached on managing the gap

New evidence and consensus reached on exudate management and managing the gap

New evidence and consensus reached on infection & biofilms and managing the gap

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