EWMA 2020, 18-19 Nov

EWMA Debridement Document

Project period: 2012–2013

The EWMA Document on Debridement provides an updated overview of the debridement options and offer a clarification of the principal role of debridement within wound management.

The document is published by the Journal of Wound Care (JWC) and is available for download free of charge.


Appendix 2, providing a list of references including information on type of study/document is not included in the document but is available for download here: Download appendix 2 

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Translated versions

German version (Translated by ICW)




Italian version (Translated by AISLEC)




French version (Translated by SAfW)



Finnish version (Translated by FWCS)


Debridement workshop EWMA 2012