Table 4

Dressings prescribed over the 12 months following initial presentation in the community

Month of treatmentPercentage of patients who were treated with the following dressing
Absorbent (%)Soft polymer (%)Antimicrobial (%)Other (%)Foam (%)Permeable (%)Alginate (%)Hydrocolloid (%)Low adherence (%)Hydrogel (%)Odour absorbent (%)
1463939373632322924240
2383535321329282924250
33231312832262525232421
4282828262924242521220
5252525232621212219200
6212122202218181817170
7161717161815131513130
81415151415131213121211
9121214121212111111110
101112121011101010990
1189918917710770
12121011101099101090