A prospective clinical audit of a new dressing design for lower limb arthroplasty wounds

Clarke, J V and Deakin, A H and Dillon, J M and Emmerson, S and Kinninmonth, A W G (2009) A prospective clinical audit of a new dressing design for lower limb arthroplasty wounds. Journal of Wound Care, 18 (1). pp. 5-11. ISSN 0969-0700

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Abstract

An audit of wound healing in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty in a Scottish hospital found that use of a barrier film made no difference to the effectiveness of a new Hydrofiber/hydrocolloid dressing combination.