Latest publications

Latest publications from Cochrane Wounds 

March 2017

Protocols

Dressings and topical agents for treating venous leg ulcers

February 2017

Reviews

Topical phenytoin for treating pressure ulcers

January 2017

Reviews

Fibrin glue for pilonidal sinus disease

Protocols

Negative pressure wound therapy for traumatic wounds

December 2016

Reviews

Dressings for the prevention of surgical site infection (update)

Protease-modulating matrix treatments for healing venous leg ulcers

Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers

Protocols

Nasal decontamination for the prevention of surgical site infection in Staphylococcus aureus carriers

November 2016

Reviews

Topical antibiotics for preventing surgical site infection in wounds healing by primary intention

Wound drainage for lower limb arterial surgery

Protocols

Rigid dressings versus soft dressings for transtibial amputations

October 2016

Reviews

Bed rest for pressure ulcer healing in wheelchair users

August 2016

Reviews

Internal dressings for healing perianal abscess cavities

July 2016

Reviews

Skin antisepsis for reducing central venous catheter-related infections

June 2016

Reviews

Sulodexide for treating venous leg ulcers

Protocols

Intracavity lavage and wound irrigation for prevention of surgical site infection

Chlorhexidine bathing of the critically ill for the prevention of hospital-acquired infection

May 2016

Reviews

Autologous platelet-rich plasma for treating chronic wounds (update)

Cyanoacrylate microbial sealants for skin preparation prior to surgery (update)

Protocols

Electrical stimulation for treating pressure ulcers

Dressings and topical agents containing hyaluronic acid for chronic wound healing

Oral nutritional supplements for treating venous leg ulcers

April 2016 

Reviews

Antibiotics and antiseptics for pressure ulcers

Disposable surgical face masks for preventing surgical wound infection in clean surgery (update)

Protocols

Subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS) for treating and preventing recurrence of venous leg ulcers

March 2016 

Reviews

Interventions for helping people adhere to compression treatments for venous leg ulceration (update)

Antibiotics and antiseptics for surgical wounds healing by secondary intention

Protocols

Subcuticular sutures for skin closure in non-obstetric surgery

Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcers

February 2016 

Reviews

Oral aspirin for treating venous leg ulcers

Skin grafting and tissue replacement for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes

Frequency of dressing changes for central venous access devices on catheter-related infections

Protocols

Antibiotics for treating infected burn wounds

January 2016 

Reviews

Intensive versus conventional glycaemic control for treating diabetic foot ulcers

A 'test and treat' strategy for elevated wound protease activity for healing in venous leg ulcers

Linezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infections (update)

Surgical hand antisepsis to reduce surgical site infection (update)

Protocols

Reconstructive surgery  for treating pressure ulcers