A comparison of hydrofibre and alginate dressings on open acute surgical wounds.

Abstract

This study aimed to compare the performance of a hydrofibre (Aquacel) and an alginate (Sorbsan) dressing on acute surgical wounds left to heal by secondary intention. A total of 100 patients were prospectively randomised pre-operatively to receive either the hydrofibre or the alginate dressing. Dressing performance was measured at operation, at 24 hours and… (More)

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@article{Foster2000ACO, title={A comparison of hydrofibre and alginate dressings on open acute surgical wounds.}, author={Lydia Foster and Polly J Moore and Shauna Clark}, journal={Journal of wound care}, year={2000}, volume={9 9}, pages={442-5} }