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oa Professional Nursing Today - Taking a closer look at what we understand about negative pressure wound therapy : wound care

Volume 16, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1607-6672

 

Abstract

Negative pressure has become a very valuable adjunct to wound care therapy over the last few years. This can be largely attributed to work that was carried out by Morykwas and Argenta in 1997. In a series of three articles, they describe a new method for wound control and treatment for open wounds by using open-cell foam as a wound interface (wound filler). An occlusive dressing was used to create an airtight seal so that subatmospheric pressure could be applied to the wound.

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2012-01-01
2017-07-26

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