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Clinical performance and positive impact on patient wellbeing of ALLEVYN™ Life

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Clinical performance and positive impact on patient wellbeing of ALLEVYN™ Life

Alan Rossington, Kate Drysdale, Rachael Winter
19 November 2013

Clinicians and patients may have different priorities when considering the goals of managing wounds. While clinicians tend to focus on wound closure, patients are often concerned about maintaining comfort and dignity in their normal activities. A new dressing (ALLEVYN™ Life; Smith & Nephew) was designed to incorporate specific dressing features designed to address key wound-related issue of wellbeing. This article evaluates the clinical performance of ALLEVYN Life, as well as its ability to address the real life issues facing patients living with wounds, and assesses its impact on patient wellbeing.

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