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This bulletin and briefing review the place in therapy for silicone sheets and gels for the treatment of scar reduction. The supporting datapack shows local usage of these products.     Wound ...
These resources review the place in therapy for silk and antimicrobial garments to ensure to ensure prescribing is appropriate and excessive quantities of garments are not prescribed. The evidence to support ...
This bulletin reviews the place in therapy the different types of surgical adhesive tapes. Advice on appropriate use and cost comparison charts are included.   Wound care - Surgical adhesive ...
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is increasingly being used as a treatment option for acute, chronic and surgical wounds, and is also being used within community environments. This bulletin will ...
Soft polymer dressings aim to reduce trauma on removal of the dressing. This bulletin discusses their place in therapy and focuses on ensuring that they are prescribed only when there is a specific need ...
Foam dressings are suitable for a wide range of wound types. This bulletin will discuss their place in therapy and focus on ensuring that they are prescribed appropriately, used optimally, and that suitable ...
The protease matrix dressings bulletin highlights which dressings are classed as protease modulating matrix dressings and also discusses their place in therapy. An audit is available to support review ...
This bulletin covers the use of antimicrobial dressings (excluding silver). The dressings covered in this resource include honey, iodine and other antimicrobial dressings. An audit tool is available to ...
The protease matrix dressings bulletin highlights which dressings are classed as protease modulating matrix dressings and also discusses their place in therapy. An audit is available to support review ...
Created on 20 March 2014
The PrescQIPP silver dressings bulletin is the first in our series of woundcare bulletins. It focuses on appropriate prescribing of silver dressings and ensuring they are prescribed for a maximum period ...