Wounds digest: Vol 1 Issue 1

2014, Vol 1, No 1, pages 40–41

This digest summarises some of the key papers published on issues related to wound management. 

Selected papers of interest:

  1.  Effectiveness of percutaneous tenotomy for diabetic toe ulcers 
  2. Oral treatment of pressure ulcers with polaprezinc (zinc L-carnosine complex): 8-week open-label trial
  3. Repositioning for pressure ulcer prevention in adults 
  4. Examining factors that influence the adoption of healthpromoting behaviours among people with venous disease
  5. A prospective, randomised comparative study of weekly versus biweekly application of dehydrated human amnion/ chorion membrane allograft in the management of diabetic foot ulcers 
  6. Comparative effectiveness of advanced wound dressings for patients with chronic venous leg ulcers: a systematic review