Evidence for silver in wound care – meta‐analysis of clinical studies from 2000–2015

@article{Dissemond2017EvidenceFS,
  title={Evidence for silver in wound care – meta‐analysis of clinical studies from 2000–2015},
  author={Joachim Dissemond and Johannes Georg B{\"o}ttrich and Horst Braunwarth and J{\"o}rg Hilt and Patricia Wilken and K. C. M{\"u}nter},
  journal={JDDG: Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft},
  year={2017},
  volume={15}
}
Given that the scientific evidence for silver in wound care is generally considered insufficient, there is uncertainty among users regarding its clinical use. 
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