Device for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Low-Resource Regions: Open-Source Description and Bench Test Evaluation

Device for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Low-Resource Regions: Open-Source Description and Bench Test Evaluation
J Clin Med. 2022 Sep 15;11(18):5417. doi: 10.3390/jcm11185417.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Negative (vacuum) pressure therapy promotes wound healing. However, commercially available devices are unaffordable to most potential users in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), limiting access to many patients who could benefit from this treatment. This study aimed to design and test a cheap and easy-to-build negative pressure device and provide its detailed ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-09-23By Ramon Farré