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Skin and wound care

Guideline objectives: to aid all clinicians who manage the skin and wound care of patients with EB. Management strategies for wounds or wound complications are suggested for patients of any age diagnosed with any form of inherited EB. It is a tool that can be used globally and includes advice for practitioners who have limited access to wound care materials.

Target users: all clinicians working globally who manage the skin and wound care of patients with EB.

International consensus best practice guidelines skin and wound care in epidermolysis bullosa
Published 2017

Topics covered in this booklet include:

  • understanding EB

  • skin and wound management: general principles

    • management of blisters​

    • wound dressing considerations

  • general measures for end-of-life care

  • case studies


Consenso internacional guía de buena práctica clínica cuidado de la piel y de las heridas en la epidermólisis bullosa


Skin and wound care patient guides

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