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Alginate dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers

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Alginate dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, February 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009110.pub2
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Dumville, Jo C, O'Meara, Susan, Deshpande, Sohan, Speak, Katharine


Foot ulcers in people with diabetes mellitus are a common and serious global health issue. Dressings form a key part of ulcer treatment, with clinicians and patients having many different types to choose from including alginate dressings. A clear and current overview of current evidence is required to facilitate decision-making regarding dressing use.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 5%
India 1 2%
Unknown 41 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 27%
Student > Master 6 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 14%
Other 4 9%
Student > Bachelor 3 7%
Other 8 18%
Unknown 5 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 16 36%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 14%
Engineering 4 9%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 5%
Other 6 14%
Unknown 8 18%