Common gauze is still the most used dressing for wounds. However, the use of gauze may be painful and is time-intensive to put in place. There are new advanced dressing materials that prevent the formation of bacteria and promote the healing processes necessary inside the wound.
The use of these advanced dressings makes dressing change less frequent, less painful, and less expensive while healing the wound more rapidly and completely. These products may be used in the management of chronic or difficult to heal wounds.