Journal articlesRecommendations for the use of negative pressure wound therapy

Recommendations for the use of negative pressure wound therapy

01/06/12 | Acute wounds, Complex wounds | Caroline Dowsett

There is a growing body of evidence to support the clinical use of NPWT in the management of acute and chronic wounds. In addition, economic evaluations in the management of diabetic foot ulcers, surgical and traumatic wounds, and burns have shown NPWT to be a cost-effective technique (Armstrong and Lavery, 2005; Blume et al, 2008).