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Background: proteolytic enzymes such as collagenase, fibrinolysin and deoxyribonuclease are used for debriding purulent or fibrinous pressure ulcers. Objective: to test the hypothesis that collagenase debrides necrotic pressure ulcers more effectively than fibrinolysin/deoxyribonuclease. Methods:...
Objective: to compare the views of general practitioners and hospital staff on the reasons for unplanned readmission of older people. Methods: we studied 124 patients aged 65 years or over who were readmitted within 28 days of discharge. We determined the views of hospital staff and the patient's...