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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | January 2007

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Electric stimulation of chronic wounds

Electric stimulation of chronic wounds
Wound Management

Pages: 18 - 22

Article topics: Chronic wound, Current of injury, Electric stimulation (E-Stim), Galvanotaxis, Infection, Treatment, Wound Care

Electric stimulation (E-Stim) to initiate healing of recalcitrant wounds has been discussed in the literature for many years and many publications indicate its efficacy. This review by Keith Moore considers the clinical and laboratory evidence underpinning the use of E-Stim for treatment of chronic wounds.
Keith Moore PhD, BSc is a Freelance Scientist at WoundSci.
Article accepted for publication: December 2006