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A Historical Review of Enzymatic Debridement

David W Brett*

Medical Education Manager, Advance Wound Care| Wound Management Division, Smith & Nephew, Fort Worth, TX, USA

A Historical Review of Enzymatic Debridement

The following is an update to a book entitled, “A Historical Review of Enzymatic Debridement”, which I wrote in 2003. Since its publication, while the relevant clinical evidence has remained consistent, the amount of biochemical research and knowledge gained has been impressive. In the first chapter a sampling of the typical topical enzymatic debriding agents that have been used in wound care are reviewed and interestingly enough only one remains on the market. Readmore

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