TITLE

Wet-to-dry saline moistened gauze for wound dressing

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Wound Practice & Research;Mar2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
60488650

 

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