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Wound hydration versus maceration: understanding the differences

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Wound hydration versus maceration: understanding the differences

Alan Rogers, Karen Ousey, Leanne Atkin, Mark Rippon
26 September 2016

This article provides an explanation and visual demonstration of the differences between the pathology and presentation of hydration versus maceration in wounds. This is described in order that the clinician can distinguish between the two and optimise wound treatment.

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