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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | July 2010

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Larval therapy: is it effective against MRSA?

Larval therapy: is it effective against MRSA?
Wound Management

Pages: 10 - 12

Article topics: MRSA, NHS savings, Wound Care, Wound healing

Rebecca Laurie analyses the current literature available on larval therapy and MRSA eradication. By highlighting the findings in key literature this article aims to provide the clinician with strong evidence to promote larval therapy as a treatment of choice for MRSA infected wounds rather than one of last resort

Rebecca Laurie RN (Dip N) is Leg Ulcer Clinic Lead, Derbyshire County PCT

Article accepted for publication: January 2010