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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 3
First page : ( 447) Last page : ( 450)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00091.5

Advance in Wound Care: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Mrs. Nair Nisha P1,*, Mrs. Noronha Anitha Victoria2,**

1Assistant Prof. JSS College of Nursing, Mysore

2Assistant Prof. JSS College of Nursing, Mysore

*Corresponding Author Email: nisha.deepak7@gmail.com

**avinanithatony@gmail.com,

Online published on 24 October, 2018.

Abstract

Quality of care is the slogan of all health care institutions. In order to meet the standards advanced techniques are adopted. In wound dressing also there are various advanced wound care procedures, among them Negative Pressure Wound Therapy is widely practised. Negative pressure wound therapy also called vacuum therapy, Vacuum assisted closure, vacuum sealing or topical negative pressure therapy is a sophisticated development of a standard surgical procedure, the use of vacuum assisted drainage to remove blood or serous fluid from a wound or operation site.

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Keywords

Negative pressure, Therapy, Vacuum, Wound.

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