Hydrocolloid dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers

Jo C Dumville, Sohan Deshpande, Susan O'Meara, Katharine Speak

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Foot ulcers in people with diabetes are a prevalent and serious global health issue. Wound dressings are regarded as important components of ulcer treatment, with clinicians and patients having many different types to choose from including hydrocolloid dressings. There is a range of different hydrocolloids available including fibrous-hydrocolloid and hydrocolloid (matrix) dressings. A clear and current overview of current evidence is required to facilitate decision-making regarding dressing use.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD009099
Pages (from-to)1-52
Number of pages52
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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