TITLE

2008 - Review: Little evidence exists for type of dressing or support surface or for nutritional supplements for pressure ulcers

AUTHOR(S)
Ernst, Amy A.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/21/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the review of studies conducted for the evidence for different treatments for pressure ulcers. The studies reviewed were randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published in English that reported outcomes that included wound size or complete healing. It found that in persons with pressure ulcers, evidence is mixed for use of a specific support surface or dressing over other types.
ACCESSION #
43797547

 

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