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Foam dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers

  1. Jo C Dumville1,*,
  2. Sohan Deshpande2,
  3. Susan O'Meara3,
  4. Katharine Speak4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 6 JUN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009111.pub3


How to Cite

Dumville JC, Deshpande S, O'Meara S, Speak K. Foam dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009111. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009111.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Manchester, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Manchester, UK

  2. 2

    Kleijnen Systematic Reviews, York, UK

  3. 3

    University of York, Department of Health Sciences, York, UK

  4. 4

    York, UK

*Jo C Dumville, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK. jo.dumville@manchester.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 6 JUN 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Risk of bias graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Foam dressing compared with basic wound contact dressing, Outcome 1 Number of ulcers healed.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Foam dressing compared with basic wound contact dressing, Outcome 2 Number of ulcers healed - pooled data.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Foam dressing compared with alginate dressing, Outcome 1 Number of ulcers healed.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Foam dressing compared with hydrocolloid (matrix) dressing, Outcome 1 Number of ulcers healed.
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Trial data, Outcome 1 Trial data.