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Topical oxygen therapy stimulates healing in difficult, chronic wounds: a tertiary centre experience.

08:00 EDT 2nd July 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Topical oxygen therapy stimulates healing in difficult, chronic wounds: a tertiary centre experience."

Oxygen plays a central role in wound healing. Recent technological advances have miniaturised oxygen delivery systems, with novel topical oxygen therapy allowing patients to receive oxygen therapy 24 hours a day while remaining completely mobile. Here we aim to examine the efficacy and safety of continuous topical oxygen diffusion in a 'real-world' setting.

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Name: Journal of wound care
ISSN: 0969-0700
Pages: 426-433

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