Journal articlesSeaweed and alginates — 2,400 years from first use to drug tariff

Seaweed and alginates — 2,400 years from first use to drug tariff

04/11/15 | Exudate Management | Edward White

The use of alginates in wound care is now commonplace, and a brief perusal of the current Wound Care Handbook reveals some 45 alginate products indicated for moderate- to heavily-exuding wounds, such as leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, and surgical wounds (Thomas, 2000).