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Warmington, Sally
March 2011
Wound Practice & Research;Mar2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p50
Academic Journal
The article presents information on several studies related to wound management. A study compared the outcome of the use of nitrous oxide-oxygen mixture inhalation and lidocaine-prilocaine cream in the management of pain associated with debridement of leg ulcers. A report on a man who was diagnosed with thrombangitis obliterans (Buerger disease) but has denied smoking. It relates that a study in Belgium has revealed the impact of a nurse-led intervention on adherence to leg ulcer lifestyle advice.


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