Wound hydration versus maceration: understanding the differences

Mark G. Rippon, Karen Ousey, Alan A. Rogers, Leanne Atkin

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Abstract

This article provides an explanation and visual demonstration of the differences between the pathology and presentation of hydration versus maceration in wounds. This is described in order that the clinician can distinguish between the two and optimise wound treatment.
LanguageEnglish
Pages62-68
Number of pages7
JournalWounds UK
Volume12
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 27 Sep 2016

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Rippon, M. G., Ousey, K., Rogers, A. A., & Atkin, L. (2016). Wound hydration versus maceration: understanding the differences. Wounds UK, 12(3), 62-68.
Rippon, Mark G. ; Ousey, Karen ; Rogers, Alan A. ; Atkin, Leanne. / Wound hydration versus maceration : understanding the differences. In: Wounds UK. 2016 ; Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 62-68.
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In: Wounds UK, Vol. 12, No. 3, 27.09.2016, p. 62-68.

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