Selamet, Fahrianto
International Journal of Nursing and Health Services

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Short Report: The Moisture Balance with Aloe Vera Gel in Diabetic Wound Healing Selamet, Fahrianto; Usman, Andi Mayasari; Pamungkas, Rian Adi
International Journal of Nursing and Health Services (IJNHS) Vol 1 No 1 (2018): International Journal of Nursing and Health Services
Publisher : International Journal of Nursing and Health Services

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Abstract

Diabetic foot ulcer (DF) is a chronic complication of diabetes mellitus (DM), which impact on the morbidity, mortality and quality of patients’ lives.Of those patients with diabetes mellitus, approximately 15% to 25% developed to the foot ulcer. Beside has the infection and debridement of devitalized tissue downloading; the moisture imbalance becomes the factors of recalcitrant to healing. Moist wound healing is often contraindicated to the non-healable wounds. While wound care involves the debridement, bacterial reduction, and moisture balance in order to achieve the good granulation of the tissue development and adequate blood supply.