Emerging Insights On Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
- Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2013
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Editor’s note: For further reading, see “A Guide To Current And Emerging NPWT Modalities” in the July 2012 issue of Podiatry Today or “Expert Pointers On Negative Pressure Wound Therapy” in the July 2007 issue.