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J Wound Care. 2007 Jan;16(1):33-5.

Role of topical negative pressure in pressure ulcer management.

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Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK. animandal@hotmail.com

Abstract

The literature suggests that topical negative pressure can be an effective treatment for severe pressure ulcers. However, research is needed on its effects on variables such as dressing change frequency, quality of life, pain relief and cost-effectiveness.

PMID:
17334144
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2007.16.1.26987
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