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Negative pressure wound therapy for treating foot wounds in people with diabetes mellitus

  1. Jo C Dumville1,*,
  2. Robert J Hinchliffe2,
  3. Nicky Cullum3,
  4. Fran Game4,
  5. Nikki Stubbs5,
  6. Michael Sweeting6,
  7. Frank Peinemann7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 17 OCT 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010318.pub2


How to Cite

Dumville JC, Hinchliffe RJ, Cullum N, Game F, Stubbs N, Sweeting M, Peinemann F. Negative pressure wound therapy for treating foot wounds in people with diabetes mellitus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD010318. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010318.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, St George's Vascular Institute, London, UK

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Derby, UK

  5. 5

    Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary's Hospital, Wound Prevention and Management Service, Leeds, UK

  6. 6

    Institute of Public Health, MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK

  7. 7

    Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, Cologne, NW, Germany

*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: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 17 OCT 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram (Liberati 2009)
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. 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 NPWT compared with moist (non-gauze) wound dressings, Outcome 1 Proportion of wounds healed.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 NPWT compared with moist (non-gauze) wound dressings, Outcome 2 Time to healing.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 NPWT compared with moist (non-gauze) wound dressings, Outcome 3 Amputations.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 NPWT compared with moist (non-gauze) wound dressings, Outcome 4 Adverse events.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 NPWT compared with gauze dressings, Outcome 1 Proportion of wounds healed.