Table 5

Types of Pressure – High versus Low

No. (%)


Preferred method of delivering irrigating solution to wounds

High Pressure

Battery operated/pulsatile

345 (35.1%)

Other

16 (1.6%)

Low Pressure

Battery operated irrigation device

176 (17.9%)

Manual irrigation via bulb syringe

317 (32.2%)

Gravity Flow irrigation via tubing

175 (17.8%)

Gravity Flow irrigation dispensed via a basin/bowl

20 (2.0%)

Other

7 (0.7%)


Petrisor et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-9-7

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