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wound dressings, dressing absorption, alginates, collagen dressings, hydrocolloids, foam, gauze



  1. Fulton, Judith A. PhD
  2. Blasiole, Kimberly N. MSN, CWOCN
  3. Cottingham, Talisha MSN, APHN
  4. Tornero, Mark MD
  5. Graves, Michael
  6. Smith, Laura G. MS
  7. Mirza, Sajid BS
  8. Mostow, Eliot N. MD, MPH


ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to compare absorption properties of a variety of wound dressing products that are available on the market. A simple, inexpensive method of evaluation was utilized so that new dressings could easily be tested and added to the data set.