Table 3

Dressings prescribed at the time of initial presentation in the community

Percentage of patients who were treated with the following dressings for their initial treatment
Absorbent (%)Alginate (%)Antimicrobial (%)Foam (%)Hydrocolloid (%)Hydrogel (%)Low adherence (%)Odour absorbent (%)Other (%)Permeable (%)Soft polymer (%)
All463239362924240373239
Emergencies463439383226270373241
Planned463039362923230373239