A Closer Look At Topical Therapies In Wound Care

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John Giurini, DPM, FACFAS, and Allyson Berglund, DPM

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   For further reading, see “A Comprehensive Review Of Topical Agents” in the July 2012 issue of Podiatry Today.

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