[The history of wound dressings (author's transl)].

@article{Schadewaldt1975TheHO,
  title={[The history of wound dressings (author's transl)].},
  author={Hans Schadewaldt},
  journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie},
  year={1975},
  volume={339},
  pages={573-85}
}
The introduction of antisepsis and asepsis brought about decisive changes in the dressing of wounds. For thousands of years, dressing material had been regarded as protection for wounds, absorbent material, or a base for healing substances, while healing per secundam intentionem by the production of "pus laudabile" was the general rule. With the advent of… CONTINUE READING