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J Wound Care. 2002 Nov;11(10):365-9.

Using a soft silicone-coated net dressing to manage skin tears.

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General Surgery Department, AZ St-Elisabeth Hospital, Zottegem, Belgium. frans.meuleneire@skynet.be

Abstract

Traditional management of skin tears can cause new damage and slow down healing. This paper discusses how to categorise these acute wounds and the significance of a study that used a soft silicone-coated net dressing on patients in a Belgian hospital.

PMID:
12494827
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2002.11.10.26440
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