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Clinical experience using a dehydrated amnion/chorion membrane construct for the management of wounds.

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Summary of "Clinical experience using a dehydrated amnion/chorion membrane construct for the management of wounds."

Over time, acute and chronic, nonhealing wounds impose heavy financial and quality-of-life burdens on patients. The introduction of new therapies for wounds is essential in benefiting the patient, and in this report, the clinical experience of various wound care providers treating wounds with dehydrated amnion/chorion membrane (dACM) is presented.

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Name: Wounds : a compendium of clinical research and practice
ISSN: 1943-2704
Pages: S19-S27

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