Alginate dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers.

  title={Alginate dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers.},
  author={Jo C. Dumville and Susan M O'Meara and Sohan Deshpande and Katharine Speak},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Foot ulcers in people with diabetes mellitus are a common and serious global health issue. Dressings form a key part of ulcer treatment, with clinicians and patients having many different types to choose from including alginate dressings. A clear and current overview of current evidence is required to facilitate decision-making regarding dressing use. OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of alginate wound dressings with no wound dressing or alternative dressings on the healing of foot… CONTINUE READING
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