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How effective is tap water for wound cleansing? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2006) How effective is tap water for wound cleansing? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

No harms have been demonstrated with using tap water instead of sterile water or saline, but data are limited.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Programme Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK; and the Australasian Cochrane Centre. Adapted from Fernandez R, Griffiths R, Ussia C. Water for wound cleansing. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003861. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003861 Evidence Update published in November 2006.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD003861, Water, Saline, Wound Infection, Trauma, Evidence Update
Subjects: WO Surgery > WO 20 Research (General)
WO Surgery > Traumatic Injuries > WO 700 General works
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2010 10:14
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1417

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