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A narrative review on modern wound dressing for diabetes mellitus wound

Jamaludin, Sumaiyah @ ThandarSoe and Nurumal, Mohd. Said and Saidi, Sanisah and Che Hasan, Muhammad Kamil and Mohd Said, Nurezzatul Faseha and Samsudin, Nor Hafizah and Chong, Mei Chan (2020) A narrative review on modern wound dressing for diabetes mellitus wound. International Journal of Care Scholar, 3 (2). pp. 50-56. ISSN 2600-898X

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Introduction: Diabetic foot is a wide-ranging term for foot disorders includes infection, ulceration, or destruction of deep tissue due to peripheral neuropathy and ischemia from peripheral vascular disease. Wound dressings play a significant part in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer (DFU). Modern wound dressing which is commonly known as the moist wound dressing can be better optional than the conservative one for the DFU. Aim: This study aimed to review the available articles on modern wound dressing for diabetes mellitus wound. Method: A total of six articles were reviewed and explained under the findings and discussion part of this study. The published articles from the year 2008 onwards are included in this narrative review. Result: Overall, it is evident that using of modern wound dressing can make sure excellent wound surroundings, avoid complications, improvement of quality of life of patients and aid the healing of DFU providing that the patient’s glycemic level is controlled. Conclusion: The process of wound healing in DFU is not static and it requires an appropriate environment at each stage of the healing process. And also a reasonable approach to the selection of dressing for certain types of wounds should be clarified. However, further study needs to be carried out to prove the current finding.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7449/86097
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetic foot ulcer, Modern dressing
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Critical Care Nursing
Depositing User: Miss Thandar Soe Sumaiyah Jamaludin
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2020 21:26
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2020 21:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/86097

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