Comparison of ultrasound/ultraviolet-C and laser for treatment of pressure ulcers in patients with spinal cord injury.

@article{Nussbaum1994ComparisonOU,
  title={Comparison of ultrasound/ultraviolet-C and laser for treatment of pressure ulcers in patients with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Ethne L. Nussbaum and I Biemann and B. E. Mustard},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1994},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={812-23; discussion 824-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare in patients with spinal cord injury the effect on wound healing of nursing care alone with the effect on wound healing of nursing care combined with either laser treatment or a regimen of ultrasound and ultraviolet-C (US/UVC). SUBJECTS Twenty patients (22 wounds) were randomly assigned to the treatment groups. METHODS All patients received standard wound care consisting of wound cleaning twice daily, application of moist… CONTINUE READING
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