Wounds digest 4.2

In this section, a brief synopsis is presented of a range of recently published articles that may be of interest to health professionals working in the wound care setting. The aim of this round-up is  to provide an overview, rather than a detailed summary and critique, of the research papers...

The sling stabilisation technique

There are many methods of internally fixing destroyed Charcot foot and ankle bones. Screws, plates, intramedullary nails and staples can be used. The use of internal fixation and some forms of external fixation for stabilisation, however, may not be optimal in osteopenic foot bones. There could be...