Patients' experiences of negative pressure wound therapy for the treatment of wounds: A review

Dominic UPTON, Danielle Stephens, Abbye Andrews

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Abstract

To review the research on patients' experiences of undergoing negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). Method: A literature search was carried out using the following databases: Academic Search Complete, CINAHL, PsychINFO, MEDLINE, PubMed and PsyARTICLES. The search covered the period from 2001 to 2012, using the key words: ['negative pressure wound therapy' OR 'vacuum-assisted closure' OR 'topical negative therapy'] AND ['patients' experiences' OR 'psychological' OR 'stress' OR 'anxiety' OR 'wellbeing' OR 'pain' OR 'quality of life' OR 'physical'].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-39
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Wound Care
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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UPTON, Dominic ; Stephens, Danielle ; Andrews, Abbye. / Patients' experiences of negative pressure wound therapy for the treatment of wounds: A review. In: Journal of Wound Care. 2013 ; Vol. 22, No. 1. pp. 34-39.
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Patients' experiences of negative pressure wound therapy for the treatment of wounds: A review. / UPTON, Dominic; Stephens, Danielle; Andrews, Abbye.

In: Journal of Wound Care, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013, p. 34-39.

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