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Diabetic foot ulcers

By removing contaminated or foreign material from the wound bed, regular Debridement can help to improve and even accelerate ulcer healing. Wound bed preparation is a fundamental part of managing DFUs. Debrisoft is quick and easy to use, and safely removes debris, superficial slough and hyperkeratosis, leaving the wound and skin clear.

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Debrisoft® and Debrisoft® Lolly

An innovative new method of debridement to promote wound healing and cleanse wounds.

Wound debridement

Essential component of wound bed preparation.

Assessment and management of diabetic foot ulcers

The causes, assessment and management of diabetic foot ulceration.

Clinical evidence

Management of slough in diabetic foot wounds

Slough needs to be removed to prepare the wound for healing. The composition and causes of slough are discussed and modes of removal.

Author: Steve Young
Publication: The Diabetic Foot Journal Vol 17 No 1 2014
Date: March 1st, 2015

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Principles of Debridement:The Diabetic Foot

The booklet provides a framework outlining the competencies and skills for debridement in the lower limb, as well as other anatomical areas, to provide guidance for all podiatrists to practice with confidence.

Author: College of Podiatry, FDUK
Publication: College of Podiatry, FDUK
Date: October 1st, 2014

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Quick Guide: The Role of Debrisoft in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Answers how Debrisoft can help manage diabetic foot ulcers and a useful decision making pathway

Author: Wounds UK and The Diabetic Foot Journal
Publication: Wounds UK and The Diabetic Foot Journal
Date: October 1st, 2014

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Is the scalpel the only way to debride?

Debrisoft plays an important role in managing diabetic feet which can require regular maintenance debridement. Debrisoft is suitable for specialist and generalist use alike.

Author: Duncan Stang, Chief Podiatrist
Publication: The Diabetic Foot Journal 2013
Date: June 1st, 2013

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First evaluation of a clinical pathway using wound debridement, antimicrobial hydrobalance dressing and collagen dressing on 57 patients with chronic wounds

The use of Debrisoft to debride wounds followed by the application of SuprasorbC or SuprasorbX+PHMB showed encouraging results.

Author: Wolber et al.
Publication: Poster Presentation EWMA 2013
Date: May 1st, 2013

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A cohort study on the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer patients using a monofilament debrider and a collagen dressing

25 diabetic patients treated with Debrisoft to debride and SuprasorbC to kick start the healing process.

Author: Rieke,nurse practitioner diabetic foot
Publication: Poster EWMA 2012
Date: May 1st, 2012

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The role of an active debridement system in assisting the experienced clinician to undertake an assessment and determine appropriate wound management objectives

Debrisoft enabled removal of devitalised tissue and improved wound assessment

Author: Jackie Stephen-Haynes, Rosie Callaghan
Publication: Poster EWMA 2012
Date: May 1st, 2012

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A 10 Patient evaluation of a new active debridement system

Debrisoft is quick and easy to use and virtually pain free for these patients

Author: Susan Johnson,
Publication: Harrogate Wounds UK 2011
Date: November 1st, 2011

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Consensus guidance for the use of debridement techniques in the UK

Looking at range of debridement techniques available in the UK and the skills required for each, who should use which method and when to refer.

Author: David Gray et al.
Publication: Wounds UK 2010 vol.6 no 4
Date: December 1st, 2010

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Understanding the role of a monofilament debridement pad in the management of diabetic foot ulcers

Debrisoft does not replace all methods of debridement but can facilitate patient access to immediate and rapid debridement across a range of healthcare settings where care is shared.

Author: Paul Chadwick, Andrew Findlow
Publication: The Diabetic Foot Journal
Date: November 1st, 2015

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Management of slough in diabetic foot wounds

Slough needs to be removed to prepare the wound for healing. The composition and causes of slough are discussed and modes of removal.

Author: Steve Young
Publication: The Diabetic Foot Journal Vol 17 No 1 2014
Date: March 1st, 2015

Download


Principles of Debridement:The Diabetic Foot

The booklet provides a framework outlining the competencies and skills for debridement in the lower limb, as well as other anatomical areas, to provide guidance for all podiatrists to practice with confidence.

Author: College of Podiatry, FDUK
Publication: College of Podiatry, FDUK
Date: October 1st, 2014

Download


Quick Guide: The Role of Debrisoft in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Answers how Debrisoft can help manage diabetic foot ulcers and a useful decision making pathway

Author: Wounds UK and The Diabetic Foot Journal
Publication: Wounds UK and The Diabetic Foot Journal
Date: October 1st, 2014

Download


Is the scalpel the only way to debride?

Debrisoft plays an important role in managing diabetic feet which can require regular maintenance debridement. Debrisoft is suitable for specialist and generalist use alike.

Author: Duncan Stang, Chief Podiatrist
Publication: The Diabetic Foot Journal 2013
Date: June 1st, 2013

Download


A cohort study on the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer patients using a monofilament debrider and a collagen dressing

25 diabetic patients treated with Debrisoft to debride and SuprasorbC to kick start the healing process.

Author: Rieke,nurse practitioner diabetic foot
Publication: Poster EWMA 2012
Date: May 1st, 2012

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