Water is preferable for wound cleaning… but – Why can hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) be useful in some cases?

It is to be recognised that some wounds have a contusion zone consisting of tissue balancing on the edge between being viable (being able to live) and unviable and therefore destined to die off sooner or later. It is preferable to get rid of the unviable tissue as early in the wound healing process as possible as…

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What is necrosis?

Necrosis is the cell death that takes place when they have been damaged irreversibly. Necrotis tissue is dead tissue or tissue injured beyond repair - non-viable tissue. This can be a portion of soft tissue or an organ. It is often present in wounds and in order for a wound to heal, the dead (necrotic) tissue must…

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