Silver dressings – do they work?

@article{2010SilverD,
  title={Silver dressings – do they work?},
  author={},
  journal={Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={38 - 42}
}
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin
The metal silver is well known to have antimicrobial properties and this underlies its incorporation into the many types of silver releasing wound dressings available in the UK. These products are classed as ‘advanced’ dressings and were developed primarily for difficult to heal wounds, chronic ulcers and extensive burns.1 The use of silver dressings has increased rapidly in recent years in the UK, with the amount spent on such products in the NHS being around £23million in 2005 and around… Expand
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