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Negative-pressure wound therapy for critically ill adults with open abdominal wounds: A systematic review
Derek J. Roberts, MD, David A. Zygun, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Jan Grendar, MD, Chad G. Ball, MD, MSc, Helen Lee Robertson, MLIS, Jean-Francois Ouellet, MD, Michael L. Cheatham, MD, and Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, MD, MHSc
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Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
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Critical Care Physicians
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Pre-Use of PICS Designation
Open abdominal management with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is increasingly used for critically ill trauma and surgery patients. We sought to determine the comparative efficacy and safety of NPWT versus alternate temporary abdominal closure (TAC) techniques in critically ill adults with open abdominal wounds.
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