oa Professional Nursing Today - Making an informed decision : how to choose the correct wound dressing : wound care
|Article Title||Making an informed decision : how to choose the correct wound dressing : wound care|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||6 - 13|
Over the last few years, the wound care market has exploded. Numerous technologically advanced dressings have been introduced. In addition, dressings have been designed to treat specific wound aetiologies, e.g. skin substitutes for burns and non-healing recalcitrant ulcers, and protease-modulating dressings to manage the chronic pro-inflammatory wound environment. However, within certain dressing categories there has been a proliferation and duplication of products.
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