A wound dressing is used to help a wound heal and prevent further issues like infection or complications. Dressings are designed to be in direct contact with the wound, which is different from a bandage that holds the dressing in place. Wound dressings serve a variety of purposes depending on the type, severity and position of the wound. Aside from the major function of reducing the risk of infection, dressings are also important to help stop bleeding and start clotting so the wound can heal, absorb any excess blood, plasma or other fluids. The modern wound dressings include dry or impregnated gauze, plastic films, gels, foams, hydrocolloids, alginates, hydrogels, and polysaccharide pastes, granules and beads. They all provide different physical environments suited to different wounds. Wound dressings can also regulate the chemical environment of a wound, usually with the aim of preventing infection by the impregnation of topical antiseptic chemicals.
The global wound dressing market report provides market size (Revenue US$ Million 2014 to 2021), market share and forecasts growth trends (CAGR%, 2017 to 2021).
The global wound dressing market segmentation is based on product types (traditional wound dressings, wound closure products, basic wound care, anti-infective dressings, advanced wound dressings, films, foams, hydrofiber, hydrocolloids, hydrogels, collagen, alginates).
The global wound dressing market report also provides the detailed market landscape, market drivers, restraints, opportunities), market attractiveness analysis and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and services offered, and recent developments. The global wound dressing market research report is divided by geography (regional and country based) into North America (U.S., Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), and Rest of the World.
Major players operating in the global wound dressing market and included in this report are 3M Health Care, Braun Melsungen AG, Coloplast A/S, Canova Tec, Inc., Derma Sciences, Inc., Kinetic Concepts, Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., Molnlycke Health Care, PAUL HARTMANN AG, Smith & Nephew plc, and Systagenix Wound Management, Ltd.