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Exudate and maceration in wound care

Exudate and maceration in wound care

Wound Care

Julie Smith
Specialist Nurse
General Practice Nursing
Chaddlewood Surgery

Exudate is a clear, straw-coloured liquid produced by the body in response to tissue damage. If you puncture a blister, the fluid that escapes is exudate. If the fluid is discoloured or cloudy, it is a strong ­indication that there is infection in the wound.

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