The use of larval therapy in wound management

J Wound Care. 1998 Nov;7(10):521-4. doi: 10.12968/jowc.1998.7.10.521.

Abstract

An update and detailed guide on the use of sterile larvae in chronic or infected wounds.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bandages, Hydrocolloid
  • Colloids / therapeutic use*
  • Debridement / methods*
  • Humans
  • Larva* / physiology
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Skin Care / methods*
  • Skin Care / nursing
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Wound Healing
  • Wounds and Injuries / nursing*
  • Wounds and Injuries / physiopathology

Substances

  • Colloids