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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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MANDELBAUM, Samuel Henrique; DI SANTIS, Érico Pampado and MANDELBAUM, Maria Helena Sant'Ana. Cicatrization: current concepts and auxiliary resources - Part II. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2003, vol.78, n.5, pp.521-522. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962003000500002.
In Part I of this article, published in the previous edition of the Brazilian Annals of Dermatology, the cicatrization concepts were revised and the importance of the multidisciplinary approach was emphasized in the management of wounds as well as considering the global aspects of the patient. In Part II, we present the resources that can aid the cicatrization process, as well as the various types of curatives available and their respective indication.
Keywords : bandages; wound healing; occlusive dressings; defensive and curative mechanisms.