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The properties of hydrogel dressings and their impact on wound healing

Karen Lay-Flurrie, RN, Staff Nurse.Windsor Wing Day Hospital, Hemel Hempstead General Hospital, Hertfordshire, and student on the BSc (Hons) programme at the University of HertfordshireThis paper examines the composition and properties of amorphous hydrogels. It looks at their application in clinical practice and evaluates their efficacy in wound healing, using a literature review as its basis (Box 1).

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