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Something old, something new in wound dressings

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 13 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:916
  1. Peter J Mahaffey, consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon (
  1. Bedford MK42 9DJ

    EDITOR—Around 20 years ago EUSOL (Edinburgh University solution of lime), a cheap and effective antiseptic solution used widely to moisten gauze dressings by people involved in day to day wound care, was removed on the advice of those involved in largely in vitro …

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