Antimicrobials and Non-healing Wounds: An Update

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This EWMA Document provides an update on the controversies and hopes published in the 2013 document: Antimicrobials and Non-healing Wounds. Evidence, Controversies and suggestions.

The aims are to:

  • Highlight current knowledge regarding the use of antimicrobial agents, particularly in nonhealing wounds
  • Discuss new information and progress in this field since 2013
  • Offer recommendations for future actions
  • Provide practical guidance for clinical practice concerning the appropriate use of antibiotics and antiseptics in wound management