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Self-adaptive wound dressing in managing complex pressure ulcers

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Self-adaptive wound dressing in managing complex pressure ulcers

Abdulkarem Iblasi, Hussam Itani
24 May 2017

<p>This article discusses use of a self-adaptive wound dressing (SAWD) for the management of a complicated pressure ulcer. The primary objective of this study was to observe patients’ wound progression in terms of wound size and condition of the wound bed when using SAWD as a primary dressing. The evaluation demonstrated that Enluxtra effectively managed exudate, assisted in slough autolysis, decreased bacterial burden, and supported granulation in the wound tunnel and epithelialisation of the periwound skin.</p>

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