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Non-adherent absorbent dressings


For the average sutured wound, exposure is probably the best form of treatment. However, dressings maybe required to absorb exudate, to protect an open wound from bacterial contamination, or to apply pressure for the prevention of haematoma. Ideally, such dressings should be capable of absorbing moisture and yet not adhere to the wound surface.

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