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Title Bandages-Where to begin Download File
Author Zahra Pah-Lavan
Publication n2n Magazine
Key Points Review of evidence to support the effectiveness of SSB, including Franks study. Slippage of cotton bandages identified. List of bandages including Actico and Actiban, Flexiban, Acti-Fast, Acti-Wrap also mentioned.

The Debrisoft monafilament debridement pad for use in acute or chronic wounds

The Debrisoft monafilament debridement pad for use in acute or chronic wounds

Medical technology guidance

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Key points
New NICE Guidance recommends the use of Debrisoft as part of the management of acute or chronic wounds in community settings. According to NICE, hundreds of thousands of patients with wounds requiring debridement could benefit from Debrisoft. Using Debrisoft on these patients could save the NHS in the region of £15 million annually.


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