biotherapy

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biotherapy

[¦bī·ō′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Treatment of disease with biologicals, that is, materials produced by living organisms.
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Maggot debridement therapy is a natural way to debride wounds by lysing bacteria and fungi (Cazander et al.
Maggot debridement therapy increased the amount of pain felt in 40% of patients.
Wound care nurses may direct maggot debridement therapy after having training in this technique; clinical nurses should be responsible for maintaining therapy and providing emotional support, pain management, and education related to the intervention.
4) Nevertheless, several species of flies have been used for maggot debridement therapy (MDT), the commonest being L.
To the Editor: The use of maggots to clean necrotic wounds, known as maggot debridement therapy (MDT), has long been known to the scientific world.