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Use of bismuth in wound care: review and case report

Lars Kamolz
22 September 2016

<p class="p1">Compounds containing bismuth have antimicrobial properties and have been used for many years in healthcare in various forms, including in the management of wounds to protect against and to treat infection. By describing the mode of action and usage of bismuth-containing dressings in wound care, this article aims to raise awareness of their role as an alternative in this era of ongoing and mounting alarm about the development of bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents. </p>n<p> </p>

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