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Antibacterial and Flow Rate Assessment of a Nonadherent Layer Interface on a Silver Alginate Dressing

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  Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the potential differences in antibacterial activity and fluid flow rates of 2 commonly used silver dressings: an alginate-only dressing and an alginate dressing with a nonadherent contact layer....

Acidic Environment and Wound Healing: A Review

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  Abstract: Introduction. Topical application of acids, such as citric acid, acetic acid, ascorbic acid, boric acid, and algenic acid, to wounds to control infection and to promote healing has been reported in various earlier studies....

Palliative Wound Treatment Promotes Healing

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  Abstract: Introduction. Wounds are a major problem at the end of life, affecting nearly one-third of hospice patients. The main patient complaints associated with these wounds are pain, infection, and odor, often making wound care difficult due to patient discomfort and the complicated nature of the wounds....

A 75-Year-Old Female With Ulceration of Breast Skin

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  Abstract: An elderly female presented to a North Carolina wound care center (Sandhills Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, Hamlet, NC) with ulcerative lesions of both breasts. After a thorough investigation, an Internet search yielded a list of possible causes, of which candidiasis exacerbated by friction seemed the most likely diagnosis....

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The test method described in this paper allows simple, quantifiable, and visual comparison of the moisture level within the simulated periwound when covered with different types of wound dressings. These findings could aid clinicians in selecting appropriate dressings for wounds with varying levels of exudate.

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