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Do’s And Don’ts Of Wound Care Device Biocompatibility

By definition, a wound is an injury to a living tissue, but most commonly skin.  These wounds can be ulcerative, caused by a burn, or be full thickness due to some sort of induced mechanical trauma.  There are certainly internal wounds caused by surgery or other traumatic events but the devices used to treat these many times have hemostatic or anti-adhesion properties, which will be separately addressed in a separate forthcoming article.