Managing Bacterial Balance for Wounds


Key Questions: How is bacterial balance managed for wounds to improve recovery time and prevent further infection? 

This tool provides information on managing a bacterial balance which is essential for wound healing. The tool indicates which interactions need to be addressed by the individual and the infecting pathogen. 

For more information on wound care see the following article: Wound Care Overview


  • Optimize individual host response
  • Reduce wound microbial load
  • Promote environmental and general measures
  • Regular reassessment
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The following is a useful tool for clinicians to be used for optimal infection management. 

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Wound Care Canada

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