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Effectiveness of Different Topical Treatments in the Healing of Pressure Injuries: A Network Meta-analysis

Furuya-Kanamori, Luis; Walker, Rachel M.; Gillespie, Brigid M.; Clark, Justin; Doi, Suhail A R; Thalib, Lukman

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Objectives Pressure injuries (PIs) are one of the most common types of complex wounds and impose a huge economic burden on the healthcare system and the patients. A plethora of topical treatments is widely available for PI treatment, yet there is a paucity of evidence with regard to the most effective treatment. The objective of this study was to compare the effect of various topical treatments and identify the best treatment choice(s) for PI healing. Design Systematic review and network...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216374
Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.10.010

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