Wound management needs to change.
Wound management has been stagnant for decades. After 6 months of current best practice, healing is seen in less than 50% of the world’s intractable wounds (Maida et al, 2021). Chronic wounds are major drivers of serious global healthcare trends, including opioid crisis and proliferation of antibiotic “superbugs”
The WHO states chronic wounds are a “Major Global Public Health Crisis”, affecting up to 6% of the population.
Despite 3000 types of dressings, there is no product that consistently heals chronic wounds like venous leg ulcers, diabetic wounds and pressure ulcers (Dhivya et al, 2015).
Patient outcomes with current best practice: