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Keywords

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

 

Authors

  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

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.