G. Kammerlander, A. Andriessen, P. Asmussen, U. Brunner, T. Eberlein
Journal of Wound Care, Vol. 14, Iss. 8, 01 Sep 2005, pp 349 - 352
The wet-to-dry phase is a method of cleansing that acts as an alternative to rinsing prior to the application of a modern wound dressing. Debris, exudate and pathogens are removed from the wound, reducing itching and inflammation.