Is negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) effective in the treatment of wounds that are left to heal by secondary intention?

Author: Carles Pigrau

RECOMMENDATION: There is no evidence that NPWT is superior to conventional standard dressing changes in the treatment of wounds that are left to heal by secondary intention.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 60%, Disagree: 20%, Abstain: 20% (Super Majority, Weak Consensus)

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