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Wound Care and Management

Transforming wound care treatment through science.

Every patient is unique and so are their wounds. As you protect and support patients on their path towards healing, we are here to help address wound care management challenges and meet the needs of those you care of. 

By the numbers:  

  • $2 billion invested annually in company-wide R&D
  • 8000 scientists worldwide transforming wound care
  • 1000+ Educational programs for health care professionals

3M offers innovative products, data-rich evidence, and world-class education to accelerate healing across different wound treatment settings and conditions.


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Discover solutions for every aspect of wound care management

No matter your patients’ needs; we are with you and your team at every step. See how our science-based innovations can help to support the patient healing journey from hospital to home. 

  • Timely incision management can help reduce the human and economic costs of SSIs. Learn how you can manage and protect surgical incisions in high risk patients. 

  • Facility-acquired pressure injuries can lead to longer hospital stays and higher readmission rates. Discover how to select the right wound management system to support skin and protect against preventable complications.¹

  • Every wound is unique and may require a cascading approach to treatment. See how you can help patients throughout their journey with the right interventions and advanced wound care treatment options.


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Learn how 3M science can help to address complex conditions

Discover ways you can reduce the risk of preventable complications and improve the quality and efficiency of care. Explore solutions tailored for:


Empower your practice with in-depth education and training

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    Deepen your expertise with professional training and learning resources designed for you. Explore courses on topics such building a skin damage prevention team, addressing VLUs with compression therapy and more. 

Featured Wound Care and Management Resources

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  • This course outlines the common areas where PI diagnosis, treatment and prevention often come up short despite the latest global efforts to determine root causes and expand clinical recommendations for assessment and management.

  • Learn how negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) with instillation can help decrease wound closure time, reduce surgical debridement and promote earlier discharges, plus insights on best practices for complex lower limb management. 

  • What’s your experience with compression therapy? Learn about venous blood flow in a healthy leg and take a physiological look at a healthy leg and a leg with chronic venous insufficiency. Also included is an overview of the many types of bandaging systems. 


All products displayed above are sponsored by KCI Medical Australia Pty Ltd and 3M Australia Pty Ltd.

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  • References

     

    • Zaratkiewicz, S., Whitney, J. D., Lowe, J. R., Taylor, S., O'Donnell, F., & Minton-Foltz, P. (2010). Development and Implementation of a Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Incidence Tracking System and Algorithm. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 32(6), 44-51