Enzymatic Wound Debridement; Role of Papaya in the Management of Post Cesarean Gaped Wounds

  title={Enzymatic Wound Debridement; Role of Papaya in the Management of Post Cesarean Gaped Wounds},
  author={Meher-un Nisa and Rashida Sultana},
  journal={Annals of King Edward Medical University},
Background: Enzymatic wound debridement is an emerging concept in facilitating the wound healing process. Papaya has de-sloughing, antibacterial and wound healing properties. It has been used in African countries since centuries for different medicinal purposes. Apart from anecdotal reports and few studies on chronic ulcers and burns, no planned studies are available to support its action in postoperative wound infection. Objectives: To compare efficacy and safety of papaya dressing with… 

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