Evidence Summaries for Improved Wound Care Practice

This month’s issue includes three important review articles related to alternative/local wound care, support surface evaluation testing, and skin failure. The “alternative” medicine review was originally submitted by three colleagues from Nanavati College of Pharmacy in India. The editorial team connected the investigators with Dr Laura Bolton, a collaboration that resulted in an excellent scoping review summarizing 50 years of literature.

Natural and synthetic agents have been used to optimize local wound care for centuries. The authors reviewed 281 abstracts outlining 274 studies with 28,315 participants … read more