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Plastic Surgery International
Volume 2012, Article ID 374398, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/374398
Review Article

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Literature Review of Efficacy, Cost Effectiveness, and Impact on Patients' Quality of Life in Chronic Wound Management and Its Implementation in the United Kingdom

Burns, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK

Received 17 December 2011; Revised 15 March 2012; Accepted 2 April 2012

Academic Editor: Stephen M. Warren

Copyright © 2012 Diaa Othman. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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