Electronic ISSN 2287-0237

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MODIFIED FELTED FOAM DRESSING IN CHRONIC PLANTAR ULCER TREATMENT IN PERSONS AFFECTED BY LEPROSY AT RAJ PRACHA SAMASAI INSTITUTE, SAMUTPRAKAN PROVINCE

FEBRUARY 2015 - VOL.9 | SPECIAL FEATURE7

Chronic plantar ulcer caused by leprosy takes a long time to heal. Raj Pracha Samasai Institute setup the protocol by ulcer dressing daily following ESSO policy. The ulcer was covered by felted foam dressing. 96.9 % ulcers were cured within eight weeks. 87.5% of patients were satisfied with the treatment.

Keywords:

a felted foam dressing, leprosy

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Figure 1:
Felted foam dressing (Rubber Ring)
Figure 2:
Stages of felted foam dressing
Figure 3A-F:
examples of the study subjects before and after treatment with felted foam dressing
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