Wound dressings. Past, present, and future.


The discovery that "moist" dressings can promote faster healing has led to a number of innovations in wound care. Modern dressings are playing an active part in the healing process and, in the future, will be condition-specific rather than offering off-the-shelf solutions. Focusing on hydrocolloids and alginates, which are used in bioactive dressings, this… (More)