Case Studies

28 Jan

The silver lining in wound management

Silver has been used in wound care since Roman times and has been in and out of vogue ever since. Silver ions have the power to disrupt bacterial DNA so provide an excellent way of disabling bacteria on a wound bed and removing the need for oral antibiotics in most patients. Traditionally, in the human medical profession, silver was available as a cream in the form of silver sulfadiazine. In this formulation, it is ..

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