J Wound Care 2017 Nov;26(11):680-690
Professor, Institute for Wound Research, Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Florida, Gainesville, US.
Surfactants are widely used as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, foaming agents and dispersants in the cosmetics, hygiene, food and oil industries. Their use in a clinical setting is also common, particularly within the field of wound care. Many wound cleansers contain surfactants and subsequently there is available data that shows the growing potential of these wound cleansers in the enhancement of wound closure. Read More