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Moisturising Dressings

  • Vibhakar Vachhrajani
  • Payal Khakhkhar
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Abstract

Wound heals better in moist environment. Moist gauze dressing and glycerin magnesium sulphate dressings are used since years. Gauze dressings dry out early and needs change 2-3 times in a day. All absorbent dressings maintain moist wound environment but dressings like hydrogel and glycerin magnesium sulphate provide direct moisture to the wound.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vibhakar Vachhrajani
    • 1
  • Payal Khakhkhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Diabetic foot and wound managementVijay Vachhrajani Memorial Hospital RajkotIndia

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