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Hydrocolloid dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers

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Hydrocolloid dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcers
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, February 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009099.pub2
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Dumville, Jo C, Deshpande, Sohan, O'Meara, Susan, Speak, Katharine


Foot ulcers in people with diabetes are a prevalent and serious global health issue. Wound dressings are regarded as important components of ulcer treatment, with clinicians and patients having many different types to choose from including hydrocolloid dressings. There is a range of different hydrocolloids available including fibrous-hydrocolloid and hydrocolloid (matrix) 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 4%
India 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Unknown 47 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 9 18%
Student > Master 8 16%
Student > Bachelor 7 14%
Other 5 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 8%
Other 11 22%
Unknown 7 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 37%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 4%
Other 6 12%
Unknown 11 22%