EWMA 2020, 18-20 Nov

EWMA 2020: Debridement


Debridement is known and described by many wound care experts as an essential process of wound bed preparation that promotes wound healing. This workshop helps participants become familiar with surgical/sharp debridement and its different techniques (biosurgical and mechanical). Participants will gain knowledge about wound evaluation, the goals of debridement (when and why), tricks and traps. Attendees will be able to practice sharp debridement during the workshop and learn some helpful practical skills to further more integrate this essential practice in their wound care management.



Jürg Traber, Switzerland

Venenklinik Bellevue, Kreuzlingen



Maria Signer, Switzerland

Venenklinik Bellevue, Kreuzlingen


Ute Stöwesand, Switzerland 

Venenklinik Bellevue, Kreuzlingen



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