Review: insufficient evidence exists for any one dressing type (used beneath compression) for venous leg ulcer healing
Q Are some types of dressings (used beneath compression) more effective than others for healing venous leg ulcers?
Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Trials Register (April 2006), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (Issue 1, 2006), CINAHL (1982–2005), Medline (1950–2005), EMBASE/Excerpta Medica (1974–2005), British Nursing Index (1994–2005), BIDS Science Citation Index (2005), reference lists, and experts.
Study selection and assessment:
randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that evaluated any type of dressing (hydrocolloid dressings, semi-occlusive films, hydrogels, alginate dressings, bead dressings, wet to dry gauze, simple low or non-adherent dressings, foam dressings, paraffin gauze or tulle dressings, dry …