Alginate dressings for treating pressure ulcers.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, decubitus ulcers and pressure injuries, are localised areas of injury to the skin or the underlying tissue, or both. Dressings are widely used to treat pressure ulcers and there are many options to choose from including alginate dressings. A clear and current overview of current evidence is required to… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011277.pub2

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@article{Dumville2015AlginateDF, title={Alginate dressings for treating pressure ulcers.}, author={Jo C. Dumville and Samantha J Keogh and Zhenmi Liu and N. Stubbs and Rachel M Walker and Mathew Fortnam}, journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews}, year={2015}, volume={5}, pages={CD011277} }