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Wound Resource Centre

This comprehensive website resource provides information about different types of wounds and the most appropriate 3M treatment solution.

When using this information, 3M recommends that a holistic approach is vital in identifying any physical, social and psychological factors which may influence a patient's progress and impede wound healing.

The product selection information should be used as a guide only, in conjunction with manufacturers’ recommendations.

If you have a question or comment about our Wound Resource Centre or any of the products featured please Contact Us.

Acute Wounds

Acute Wounds
Acute wounds can normally be expected to heal within a definable timeframe.  See AbrasionsBurns and Post Operative Wounds

Chronic Wounds

Chronic Wounds
Chronic wounds are often associated with underlying conditions and prolonged healing times.  See Leg UlcersPressure Ulcers and Wound Conditions.


3M's Health Care Markets business is a member of the Surgical Dressing Manufacturers Association (SDMA), which works in partnership with health care professionals to encourage the use of safe and effective surgical dressings in health care markets. To ensure the highest ethical standards, all SDMA member companies agree to fully comply with the SDMA Code of Practice. For more information visit the SDMA web site.

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