Wilderness Environ Med 2017 Jun;28(2):139-149
Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (Dr Joslin).
The purpose of this systematic review was to determine if sock, antiperspirant, or barrier strategies were effective in prevention of friction blisters in wilderness and outdoor pursuits. A search of PubMed and EMBASE was conducted. Title, abstract, and full text articles were screened by 2 authors using predetermined inclusion and exclusion criteria to identify prospective controlled trials investigating prevention methods for friction blisters involving the foot. Read More