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Acta Vulnologica 2016 September;14(3):163-70

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language: English, Italian

Advanced dressings: a resource for limb salvage

Delfina BONOMO 1, Maria L. VENEZIANO 1, Angela TRIBUZI 2, Simona LOTITO 2, Giampaolo MONACELLI 2

1 Degree Course in Wound Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy; 2 Emergency Department, Umberto I Polyclinic Hospital, Rome, Italy


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The reported cases intend to explain how it is possible to save a limb, which is seriously damaged, using wound care techniques, especially when the patient who is about to be treated cannot face interventions of a greater reconstructive surgery. In these cases, wound care could be an additional resource in limb salvage.

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