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Gerokomos

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SARABIA COBO, Carmen María  and  CASTANEDO PFEIFFER, Cristina. What is the Pressure Topical Negative? Is it effective/efficient in wound closure complex?: topic review. Gerokomos [online]. 2014, vol.25, n.1, pp.44-47. ISSN 1134-928X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1134-928X2014000100010.

The purpose of this article is to review the topical negative pressure therapy in the treatment of chronic and complex wounds. The need for effective responses on the one hand and to be cost effective on the other is leading to a debate about what is currently fully heal a chronic wound. In many countries becomes relevant finding that although input treatments are more expensive than traditional cure, ultimately reducing costs and complications. It also presents the most popular treatments, their effectiveness in reducing spending and brands marketed in Spain.

Keywords : Vacuum assisted therapy; negative pressure therapy; complex wounds; pressure ulcers; cost effectiveness studies.

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