Choosing the most appropriate dressing: foams

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Choosing the most appropriate dressing: foams

Carol Hedger
18 December 2014

Foam dressings have been common in the management of wounds since the 1970s. This article examines their use in wound healing, as well as in exudate management through foam’s ability to hold fluid and transmit moisture vapour away from the wound through evaporation.

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