OUTCOME OF FOAM VERSUS GAUZE DRESSINGS IN NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE TRAUMATIC WOUNDS WITH SOFT TISSUE LOSS AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL.

Citation:
Ondieki JG, Khainga SO, Owilla F, Nangole FW. "OUTCOME OF FOAM VERSUS GAUZE DRESSINGS IN NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE TRAUMATIC WOUNDS WITH SOFT TISSUE LOSS AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL." East Afr Med J. 2012;89(7):230-40.

Abstract:

Wounds have provided a challenge to the clinicians for centuries and this scenario persists to the 21st century. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is one of the latest additions in wound management. It has been widely adopted in developed countries with foam as the default wound dressing although it has some limitations.

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