Role of Cadexomer Iodine in healing of Exuding Wounds
Management of acute and chronic wounds has undergone a drastic change depending on a multitude of factors. Exuding-non-healing chronic wounds type of wounds pose a much greater challenge for physicians due to a high risk of recurrent infections, thus prolonging the healing time (1). This, in turn, can go a long way to disrupt the quality of life of such patients, eventually affecting the physical as well as psychological well-being of the patients (2).
In such scenarios, one of the major factors that determine the prognosis of such wounds is the selection of an appropriate and effective dressing (3). Previous studies have extensively highlighted that among the various topical antimicrobials studied to date, iodine-based topical compounds are one of the most widely used and recommended by physicians for managing wounds. (4,5)
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