Wet-to-dry saline moistened gauze for wound dressing

March 2011
Wound Practice & Research;Mar2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
The article presents best available evidence about the use of wet-to-dry saline moistened gauze for wound dressing. It relates the higher cost associated with the use of wet-to-dry dressings than moisture-retentive or semi-occlusive dressings. Some of the disadvantages associated with the removal dry gauze dressings include severe pain and discomfort to the patient and substantial labour investment associated with multiple dressing changes.


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