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Dressings for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes: an overview of systematic reviews

  1. Jo C Dumville*,
  2. Susan O'Meara,
  3. Sally EM Bell-Syer

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010471


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Dumville JC, O'Meara S, Bell-Syer SEM. Dressings for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes: an overview of systematic reviews (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD010471. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010471.

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

*Jo C Dumville, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK. jd34@york.ac.uk.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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Table 1. Overview of dressing types

Basic wound contact dressings

Low adherence dressings and wound contact material
Absorbent dressings

Advanced wound dressings

Hydrogel dressings
Films-permeable film and membrane dressings
Soft polymer dressings
Hydrocolloid dressings
Foam dressings
Alginate dressings
Capillary-action dressings
Odour absorbant dressings

Anti-microbial dressings

Honey
Iodine
Silver

PHMB (polyhexamethylene biguanide or

polihexanide)
Other

Specialist dressings

Protease-modulating matrix