Larval therapy
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Larval therapy

Mary Jones Senior Clinical Research Nurse, Biosurgical Research Unit, Bridgend
Stephen Thomas Director, Biosurgical Research Unit, Bridgend

Larval therapy – the use of maggots as a form of wound care – has been shown to be an effective and fast way to treat some wounds. This article describes how this method can be used successfully in practice.

Nursing Standard. 14, 20, 47-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2000.

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