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Research round-up

Date
Summary

05.04.2013

Honey dressings and autolytic debridement: a case series
22 cases show that medical-grade honey provides effective debridement of slough and necrotic tissue. Honey also has other benefits such as pain and exudate reduction, stimulating granulation tissue and tackling malodour.

05.04.2013

Factors that effect compression hosiery selection
Audit of nurses’ compression hosiery choices reveals a sound knowledge base for leg ulcer prevention, but that more training and education is needed when selecting hosiery to control oedema.