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Negative pressure wound therapy for open traumatic wounds

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Traumatic wounds (wounds caused by injury) range from abrasions and minor skin incisions or tears, to wounds with extensive tissue damage or loss as well as damage to bone and internal organs. Two key types of traumatic wounds considered in this review are those that damage soft tissue only and those that involve a broken bone, that is, open fractures. In some cases these wounds are left open and negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is used as a treatme...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.CD012522.pub2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2018
Issue:
7
Pages:
Article: CD012522
Publication date:
2018-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-07-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
Pubs id:
pubs:869033
URN:
uri:ec7d23c4-f66a-4767-a594-9ba74673a9ce
UUID:
uuid:ec7d23c4-f66a-4767-a594-9ba74673a9ce
Local pid:
pubs:869033

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