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Wound Essentials 7(2): The practical use of foam dressings

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Wound Essentials 7(2): The practical use of foam dressings

Leanne Cook
18 January 2013

Efficient and cost-effective management of excessive exudate continues to challenge clinicians. Foam dressings are commonly used in the management of moderate-to-heavily exudating wounds and can be applied to a variety of wound aetiologies.
This article aims to explore the basic principles of foam dressings and describe their use in specific wound types.

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