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

Ernst, Amy A.
July 2009
ACP Journal Club;7/21/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
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.


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