Hydrocolloid dressings for healing venous leg ulcers

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Cibele TD Ribeiro,

    1. Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Graduate Program in Physiotherapy, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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  • Guilherme AF Fregonezi,

    Corresponding author
    1. Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, PhD Program in Physical Therapy, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
    • Guilherme AF Fregonezi, PhD Program in Physical Therapy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Avenida Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, Bairro Lagoa Nova, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, 59078-970, Brazil. fregonezi@ufrnet.br.

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  • Vanessa R Resqueti,

    1. Federal University of Pernambuco, Master Degree Program, Department of Physical Therapy, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
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  • Armele Dornelas de Andrade,

    1. Master Degree Program in Physical Therapy, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, Physical Therapy, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
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  • Fernando AL Dias

    1. Federal University of Paraná, Department of Physiology, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the effects of hydrocolloid dressings compared with other wound dressings, non-dressing treatments or another hydrocolloid dressing on the healing of venous leg ulcers, and also the effects on health-related quality of life, pain, medical costs and recurrence of ulcers.