Clinical Application of Maggots

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4 Clinical Application of Maggots The Classical Free-Range Maggot Dressing System The edges of the wound should be protected from the maggots’ digestive enzymes, from the infectious, necrotic wound drainage,…

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Maggots

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2 Maggots On Flies and Maggots The Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BC) named the fly “Diptera”. The Greek word “dipteron” means “two-winged”, referring to the single pair of functional wings…

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Maggots and Wound Healing

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3 Maggots and Wound Healing History of Maggot Therapy Fig. 10 Woodcut from Hortus Sanitatis, 1491. My body is covered with worms and scabs, My skin is broken and festering….

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Introduction

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1 Introduction Nature’s Vast Pharmacy Many people have their doubts about using maggots as medicine. However, they should bear in mind that a vast number of drugs come from nature’s…

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