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Larval therapy: a case for inclusion in the Drug Tariff

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 36, PAGE NO: 48Dilys Millard, BSc, RGN, RM, DN(DipHE), is a nurse adviser, NHS Direct West Country, Taunton, SomersetThe Drug Tariff sets out the rules as to which drugs and appliances may and may not be prescribed in the community, and by which professionals (Harman, 1999). Community nurses have not always been able to provide evidence-based wound care because of lack of appropriate products in the Drug Tariff (Young, 1994; Nazarko, 1995).

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