NPWT in everyday practice Made Easy

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) offers clinicians an important option for the advanced management of many wound types1,2. Key factors for successful use are the appropriate preparation of the wound bed and the application technique used. In addition, a decision must be made about the type of dressing selected within the NPWT system: currently the choice is between gauze and foam3. This document builds on the article ‘NPWT settings and dressing choices made easy’3, and focuses on the practical, everyday aspects of how to deliver NPWT safely and effectively to make best use of this technology and maximise patient benefits. 

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