The following images are of infected and necrotic toes. The tissue damage is mainly associated with diabetes and related vascular disorders.
These images may be freely reproduced subject to certain
For information on the treatment options available for these,
and all other wound types, why not take a moment to review
'Surgical Dressings and Wound
Management' . This comprehensive
publication, contains a uniquely detailed account of all
aspects of the development, structure and clinical
performance of all types wound dressings, including alginate
dressings, hydrogel dressings, foam dressings, hydrocolloid
dressings and other forms occlusive dressings used to treat
open wounds. It also provides an introduction to the
mechanisms of wound healing and contains advice wound
assessment procedures to identify the various stages of
healing to faciliate the process of dressing selection.
Fully illustrated throughout,
it is available in both printed and electronic
form and has been described by Dr. Diane L.
Krasner, Wound & Skin Care Consultant, York, PA, USA
as a 'must-have' for anyone involved with
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