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Intracavity lavage and wound irrigation for prevention of surgical site infection

Gill Norman, Ross A Atkinson, Tanya A Smith, Ceri Rowlands, Amber D Rithalia, Emma J Crosbie, Jo C Dumville

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Protease activity as a prognostic factor for wound healing in venous leg ulcers

Maggie J Westby, Jo C Dumville, Nikki Stubbs, Gill Norman, Jason KF Wong, Nicky Cullum, Richard Riley

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Prognosis

    A systematic review of prognosis studies that address the probable course or future outcome(s) of people with a health problem.

Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcers

Rachel M Walker, Brigid M Gillespie, Lukman Thalib, Niall S Higgins, Jennifer A Whitty

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

5‐Fluorouracil for keloid scars

Nicholas G Rabey, Stephen J Goldie, Richard D Price

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Systemic antibiotics for treating malignant wounds

Darshini A Ramasubbu, Valerie Smith, Fiona Hayden, Patricia Cronin

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Antiseptics for burns

Gill Norman, Janice Christie, Zhenmi Liu, Maggie J Westby, Jayne M Jefferies, Thomas Hudson, Jacky Edwards, Devi Prasad Mohapatra, Ibrahim A Hassan, Jo C Dumville

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Phototherapy for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes

Hong‐Tao Wang, Jin‐Qiu Yuan, Bin Zhang, Mao‐Long Dong, Chen Mao, Dahai Hu

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Dressings and topical agents for treating pressure ulcers

Maggie J Westby, Jo C Dumville, Marta O Soares, Nikki Stubbs, Gill Norman

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Anabolic steroids for treating pressure ulcers

Cho Naing, Maxine A Whittaker

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Scalpel versus electrosurgery for major abdominal incisions

Kittipat Charoenkwan, Zipporah Iheozor‐Ejiofor, Kittipan Rerkasem, Elizabeth Matovinovic

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Topical antimicrobial agents for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes

Jo C Dumville, Benjamin A Lipsky, Christopher Hoey, Mario Cruciani, Marta Fiscon, Jun Xia

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Therapeutic ultrasound for venous leg ulcers

Nicky Cullum, Zhenmi Liu

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Intra‐operative interventions for preventing surgical site infection: an overview of Cochrane reviews

Jo C Dumville, Gill Norman, Maggie J Westby, Jane Blazeby, Emma McFarlane, Nicky J Welton, Louise O'Connor, Julie Cawthorne, Ryan P George, Zhenmi Liu, Emma J Crosbie

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Overview

    An overview of multiple Cochrane systematic reviews of interventions addressing the effects of two or more potential interventions for a single condition or health problem.

Hydrocolloid dressings for donor sites of split thickness skin grafts

Rosemarie Derwin, Zena EH Moore, Joan Webster

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Dressings and topical agents for treating venous leg ulcers

Gill Norman, Jo C Dumville, Maggie J Westby, Nikki Stubbs, Marta O Soares

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Topical phenytoin for treating pressure ulcers

Xiang Yong Hao, Hong Ling Li, He Su, Hui Cai, Tian Kang Guo, Ruifeng Liu, Lei Jiang, Yan Fei Shen

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Negative pressure wound therapy for traumatic wounds

Katy Newton, Matthew Wordsworth, Anna Y Allan, Jo C Dumville

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

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Fibrin glue for pilonidal sinus disease

Jon Lund, Samson Tou, Brett Doleman, John P Williams

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Dressings for the prevention of surgical site infection

Jo C Dumville, Trish A Gray, Catherine J Walter, Catherine A Sharp, Tamara Page, Rhiannon Macefield, Natalie Blencowe, Thomas KG Milne, Barnaby C Reeves, Jane Blazeby

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Protease‐modulating matrix treatments for healing venous leg ulcers

Maggie J Westby, Gill Norman, Jo C Dumville, Nikki Stubbs, Nicky Cullum

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers

Jason KF Wong, Kavit Amin, Jo C Dumville

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Wound drainage for lower limb arterial surgery

Donagh Healy, Mary Clarke‐Moloney, Ailish Hannigan, Stewart Walsh

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.