The Hemostatic and Wound Healing Effect of Chitosan Following Debridement of Chronic Ulcers

Chitosan has been proven to be helpful in wound care…

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Swift Medical’s new imaging platform expands the digital wound care company into decentralized trials

Digital wound care company Swift Medical launched Swift Scientific, a…

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Wound Week 2022 | Call for abstracts

All abstracts for the Wound Week 2022 must be submitted…

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Antibacterial nanozymes: Healing chronic wounds with nanochemistry

Chronic infected wounds are often highly problematic for diabetic patients.…

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Evaluation & Management vs. Hospital Owned Outpatient Provider-Based Department Clinic Visits

If you had an opportunity to listen to the webinar…

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Abstracts from the Amputation Prevention Symposium (AMP) August 11-14, 2021

An Endovascular Approach as a Backup for Open Surgery After…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Pressure Injuries: How Do You Tell the Difference?

In evaluating a patient with a wound on the foot,…

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AOFAS Annual Meeting, September 22-25 Charlotte, North Carolina

AOFAS President, Bruce E. Cohen, MD, invites you to AOFAS…

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World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) announces Congress Postponement

Professor Marco Romanelli and Gulnaz Tariq, President and President Elect…

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Enhancing Pressure Injury Prevention Strategies Based on New Technology: From Learning More to Doing Better

he med-surg health care environment is constantly changing, driving complexity…

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Koya Medical and Essity Sponsor Forum for Physicians, Lymphedema Therapists and Researchers to Discuss Health Effects of Space Travel

Koya Medical, a transformative healthcare company focused on developing breakthrough…

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Predictors of Foot Ulcers Among Diabetic Patients at a Tertiary Care Center, Egypt

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major public health problem worldwide…

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Wound Management of Venous Leg Ulcers in the Right Lower Extremity Limb

A 68-year-old male presented for care with lymphedema and multiple,…

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Challenges faced by doctors and nurses in wound care management during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey and their views on telehealth

AIM: This study aimed to determine the problems faced by…

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Wounds UK Annual Conference | 8–10th November

this year’s Wounds UK Annual Conference will take place from…

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The Analgesic Benefits of Ketorolac to Local Anesthetic Wound Infiltration Is Statistically Significant But Clinically Unimportant

A Comprehensive Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Objective: Even though ketorolac-infiltration…

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Surgical wound dehiscence Improving prevention and outcomes

Surgical wound dehiscence (SWD) is a significant issue that affects…

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Combined Regenerative Approach for a Complex Lower Extremity Wound

More than 400 million patients worldwide are affected by diabetes;…

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History and Physical as the Best Diagnostic Tool for the Wound Care Clinician

This chapter is an excerpt from Chapter 8: Wound Assessment…

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COVID-19 Skin Manifestations | A Guide for WOC Nursing Practice

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for WOC nursing…

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Reducing the incidence and severity of pressure injuries in a high level care residential aged facility: a quality improvement project

Aims Reduce pressure injuries (PIs) in residents of a high…

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New Insights on Wound Healing Unraveled

Despite advancements in treating wounds, the molecular mechanisms behind wound…

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EZ Debride is Now Available in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Bruni

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — EZ Debride, a…

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The Clinical Role in Antimicrobial Resistance and Best Practices for Prescribing Antibiotics Podcast

In this podcast, Laura Swoboda, DNP, APNP, FNP-C, CWOCN-AP, discusses…

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Surgical treatment of pressure injuries in children: A multicentre experience

Pressure injuries (PI) are infrequent in paediatric patients, prevalence estimates…

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Physical activity, sleep and wound healing in adults with venous leg ulcers: a prospective observational cohort pilot study protocol

Background Adults with venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are less likely…

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The Biomechanics of Diabetic Foot Amputation

According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 463 million adults…

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A Few Notes on Caring for the Diabetic Foot

Monique Abner, MD, CWSP, shares a song she wrote to…

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Low-cost sensors rapidly detect infections in wounds

Low-cost, screen-printed carbon sensors have been used to rapidly detect…

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The Healing Power of Oxygen, by Dr. Joseph P. Cavorsi

Oxygen is an abundant chemical within our atmosphere that is…

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Innovation Medical Group Selects SnapshotNIR to Visualize Wound Healing in Advanced Wound Care

ent Imaging is pleased to announce that Innovation Medical Group…

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Omeza Receives FDA Clearance for Omeza® Collagen Matrix

First Drug Device Combination of Its Kind for Chronic Wound…

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HMP Global Announces Keynote Speaker for October Symposium on Advanced Wound Care

HMP Global recently announced world-renowned fetal pediatric surgeon Oluyinka Olutoye,…

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Study finds sharp fall in amputations among people with type 1 diabetes

Amputation in type 1 diabetes is becoming relatively less common…

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The Benefits of Merging Medical Care and Technology

Technology is always advancing, and it is one industry that…

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A novel macrophage-regulating new drug has shown promise in treating diabetic foot ulcers according to the latest issue of article ….

Accumulating scientific evidence has revealed that targeting macrophage phenotypes might…

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Painful and Non-painful Diabetic Neuropathy, Diagnostic Challenges and Implications for Future Management

Peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common complications of…

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Wound Care Centers Market Expected To Reach Over USD 32.60 billion By 2028: Data Lab Forecast

The Wound Care Centers Market study comprises a comprehensive market analysis that…

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Screening for Depression in Patients with Chronic Wounds

Wounds with a duration longer than 30 days are considered…

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Reducing Hospital-acquired Pressure Injuries Among Pediatric Patients Receiving ECMO

BACKGROUND: Pediatric patients immobilized for certain procedures, such as extracorporeal…

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Assessing the Links Between Eschar Removal and Management of Severe Burns

When treating severe burns, surgeons generally consider eschar removal to…

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Webinar: Documenting Drainage Quantity

Coverage of surgical dressings by third-party payers depends, in part,…

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Singapore researchers develop novel 3D model to study vascular diseases

A Singapore team of scientists and clinicians from Nanyang Technological…

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Topical Cream Effective Against Diabetic Foot Ulcers

A topical cream that helps regulate macrophage activity was effective…

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FDA Clears Drug-Device Combination Matrix for Chronic Wound Care

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the…

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Take A Load Off: Offloading Tips And Pearls In Wound Care

Diabetic foot ulcerations (DFUs) affect approximately 26 million people worldwide,…

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Reducing Health Disparities in Pressure Ulcer/Injury (PU/PI) Detection & Management October 7-9, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia

Join the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC)…

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Researchers develop new drug-free treatment to accelerate healing of chronic diabetic wounds

About one-fourth of people with diabetes develop painful foot ulcers,…

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Healogics® Raises Awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) to Help Reduce Amputations

Healogics, the nation’s leading provider of world-class wound care services,…

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Multifunctional Irrigation-Assisted Vacuum Drainage versus Traditional Drainage in the Treatment of Odontogenic Deep Fascial Infection

Odontogenic deep fascial space infection in the head and neck…

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Wipeout Wounds National Conference Tour

Your Guide to New and Essential Pressure Injury and Ostomy…

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RITA: The Wound Pros Leverages Artificial Intelligence With Its Wound Measurement App

The Wound Pros (https://thewoundpros.com/) today introduced its automatic wound measurement…

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Remote Monitoring Saves Costs in Outpatient Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

In the outpatient setting, combining remote therapy monitoring (RTM) with…

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Oxygen-delivering hydrogel accelerates diabetic wound healing

About one-fourth of people with diabetes develop painful foot ulcers,…

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Tele Wound Care Navigation for Wound Care Providers

The digital age is upon us, like it or not,…

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Improved wound management at lower cost: a sensible goal for Australia

Chronic wounds cost the Australian health system at least US$2·85…

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Next Science to Exhibit Surgical Product Portfolio at AAOS 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Next Science Limited (ASX:NXS), an innovative medical technology company,…

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What Measurement Of Wound Healing Is Most Valuable?

Great, provocative work recently in the International Wound Journal by…

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Sustained oxygenation accelerates diabetic wound healing by promoting epithelialization and angiogenesis and decreasing inflammation

Nonhealing diabetic wounds are common complications for diabetic patients. Because…

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Novel Cellulose Fibre-Based Flexible Plasmonic Membrane for Point-of-Care SERS Biomarker Detection in Chronic Wound Healing

Wound management is stretching the limits of health systems globally,…

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Smart plaster could accelerate the healing of chronic wounds

Circulatory disorders, diabetes or lying in the same position for…

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Watch Richelle Roethler Present the Treatment Plan for a Pilonidal Cyst Removal

Richelle Roethler, RN, APN, FNP, CWCN-NP In this presentation, Richelle…

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PODIATRY MANAGEMENT FEATURES KERECIS FISH SKIN

Dr. Christopher Winters has written a “Profile in Excellence” article…

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Durable Healing Outcomes of Topical Wound Oxygen (TWO2) Therapy Highlighted at Leading International Clinical Conferences

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced Oxygen Therapy…

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What to Know About Diabetes Prevalence and Management in Asia

The number of people who live with diabetes has been…

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Pandemic Derails Small Success in Lowering Diabetes-Related Amputations

Rates of minor diabetes-related lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in hospitalized…

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A multi‐centre, single‐blinded randomised controlled clinical trial evaluating the effect of resorbable glass fibre matrix in the treatment of DFUs

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) represent one of the many complications…

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Experimental chronic wound dressing made from human protein

If you’re trying to make a wound dressing that will…

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The “self-treatment of wounds for venous leg ulcers checklist”

Patients who have chronic wounds such as leg ulcers should…

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Incidence and characteristics of diabetic foot ulcers in subjects with type 2 diabetes in Catalonian primary care centres

The main objective was to assess the incidence of diabetic…

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Barriers to Prevention and Timely Presentation of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Perspectives of Patients from a High-risk Urban Population in the US

Diabetic foot amputation is a preventable complication that is increasing…

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TECHNOLOGY EFFECTIVE AGAINST ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT PATHOGEN

RESEARCH SHOWS ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT CANDIDA ALBICANS IS KILLED BY EXPOSURE TO…

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First-of-Its-Kind Virtual Workshop to Offer Hands-on Skills Practice in Its Live Coverage of Wound Hygiene Principles

Malvern, PA – July 30, 2021 – WoundCon, the first…

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New Net Health Innovation Can Predict Risk of Amputations and Wound Healing Rates

Net Health recently announced the addition of two pioneering predictive…

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Silver Ion Hydrocolloid Gauze and Self-Adhesive Polyurethane Foam Dressing Combination Therapy Can Better Promote Healing of Skin Graft Donor Area Than Traditional Therapy

The management of skin graft donor area has been a…

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Made Easy: Wound bed preparation

Wound bed preparation (WBP) assists clinicians to identify and address…

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Study Shows Increased Risk For Foot Infection-Related Hospitalizations In People With Diabetes

According to a recent publication in Diabetologia, there is an…

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A report of 12 months’ of data collected from a diabetic foot clinic at a public hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This report interprets data gathered from a diabetic foot ulcer…

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Wound Healing Foundation (WHF) Thomas K. Hunt Lecture Video

We (Wound Healing Foundation) honor Dr. T.K. Hunt, a stalwart…

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Evidence for Person-centred Care in Chronic Wound Care

Chronic wounds affect an estimated 2.21 per 1000 population. They…

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UPCOMING WEBINAR, Thursday, August 26, at 1PM EDT The Effects of Biofilm and Prolonged Inflammation on the Wound Bed

Speaker: Gregory S. Schultz, PhD Optimizing treatments to rapidly heal…

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ECONOMIC VALUE OF PODIATRIC SURGERY WHEN ADDED TO A VASCULAR SURGERY PROGRAM

Over the last decade, multidisciplinary “toe and flow” programs have…

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Case Presentation: Diabetic Foot Infection and Failed Oral Antibiotics

In this video, Robert J. Klein, DPM, FACFAS, CWS, discusses…

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Brian Wise is named Woundtech CEO

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Woundtech, a leading…

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Significant Reductions in Amputations, Emergency Visits, and Hospital Readmissions Associated with Advanced Treatment Using Skin Substitute Products …

MiMedx Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDXG) (“MIMEDX” or the “Company”), an…

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Hidradenitis suppurativa treatment should be ‘layered,’ address psychosocial impacts

Providers should avoid monotherapy when treating hidradenitis suppurativa, and instead…

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Application of Topical Sucralfate and Topical Platelet-Rich Plasma Improves Wound Healing in Diabetic Ulcer Rats Wound Model

One of the most devastating complications of diabetes mellitus is…

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A Human Fibroblast-Derived Growth Factor Preparation in the Management of a Chronic Surgical Wound in a Diabetic Patient: A Case Report

The treatment of choice in patients with ischaemic heart disease…

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A molecular approach to maggot debridement therapy with Lucilia sericata and its excretions/secretions in wound healing

Chronic wounds caused by underlying physiological causes such as diabetic…

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Wound Practice and Research Volume 29 Number 2

Editorial Connect, Collaborate, Innovate Prof Allison J Cowin and Dr…

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Medicinal Plants as Efficacious Agents for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review of Clinical Studies

A diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a chronic, nonhealing wound…

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Scenes From the COVID Resurgence in Wound Clinics

Physicians weathered the first wave of COVID-19 over a year…

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DFCON DIABETIC FOOT CONFERENCE October 21 – 23, 2021

DFCon is the premier international, interdisciplinary diabetic foot conference in…

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Frank & Lizzie Show: Episode 006, Dr. Naz Wahab

Join Frank & Lizzie as they discuss the newest wound…

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Assessment of Microcirculation in the Type 2 Diabetic and Impaired Glucose Tolerance Feet of Elderly Men by CEUS

Objective: To evaluate the foot microcirculation in type 2 diabetes mellitus…

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Skin closure device aids wound care in a variety of knee procedures

The goals of surgical wound closure include enabling the wound…

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Webinar: Innovations in Wound Care

This 30-minute presentation features learning opportunities that will provide in-depth…

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RedDress Secures Capstone Health Alliance Contract to Expand Access to ActiGraft®

RedDress, a privately held U.S. and Israel-based wound care company,…

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Evonik Acquires Biomaterials Company JeNaCell

Evonik announced today that it has acquired German biotech company…

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How Will Wound Care Evolve in the Future?

Wound care is expected to cost billions of pounds annually.…

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Customized, biomedically applicable materials based on tropoelastin for wound care

Customized, biomedically applicable materials based on tropoelastin are being developed…

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Biosensors embedded in bandages could monitor diabetic foot wounds to prevent amputations

It was sparked by a chance conversation. Simon Palfreyman and…

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Evidence in wound care

There is an ever-growing variety of products and devices available…

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Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Annual Meeting

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InsiteOne LLC expands relationship with existing customers and closes successful First Quarter of operation

InsiteOne LLC, the leading provider of offsite cloud enterprise imaging…

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Wound care and dressing selection for pharmacy teams

Pharmacists play a key role and are often the first…

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Indian Scientist Develops Advance Wound Dressing Material That Can Treat Diabetic Wounds and Manage Chronic Ones at Competitive Cost

An Indian scientist has developed an advanced wound dressing based…

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Synedgen Initiates Clinical Trial Assessing Combination of SynePure and Catasyn for the Treatment of Partial Thickness Burns

Synedgen, a biotechnology company using glycopolymer chemistry to develop therapeutics…

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Infection-Related Hospitalizations High for Adults With Diabetes

People with diabetes may face a higher risk for hospitalization…

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FDA participates in new ‘collaborative communities’ to address emerging challenges in medical devices

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced participation in…

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Strategies to reduce practice variation in wound assessment and management: The T.I.M.E. Clinical Decision Support Tool

This document seeks to help clinicians support those who do…

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Documentation Of In-Office Imaging

Upon performing reviews of colleagues’ documentation practices, one consistent deficiency…

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An Autologous Protein-Based Topical Ointment for Hard-to-Heal Skin Wounds

There is increasing evidence regarding the wound healing potential of…

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The joint EWMA & Journées Cicatrisations Virtual Conference

Leading up to next year’s conference in Paris the EWMA…

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SkinTE® Met Primary and Secondary Endpoints in Final Analysis from Diabetic Foot Ulcer Trial

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PolarityTE, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTE) today announced final data…

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Inflammatory Biomarkers Levels in T2DM Emirati Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy

Previous studies have suggested the involvement of chronic low‐grade inflammation…

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Novel discovery describes the mechanisms of wound detection in the body

A new study from Vanderbilt University researchers has established a…

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InsiteOne LLC expands relationship with existing customers and closes successful First Quarter of operation

InsiteOne LLC, the leading provider of offsite cloud enterprise imaging…

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Pressure Injuries (Pressure Ulcers) and Wound Care

Although the terms decubitus ulcer, pressure sore, and pressure ulcer…

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Wound Assessment: Think Like a Detective

Comprehensive wound assessment is analogous to a detective processing a…

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Evaluation of Wound Healing Activity of Methanolic Crude Extract and Solvent Fractions of the Leaves of Vernonia auriculifera Hiern

Medicinal plants play an important role in treating various diseases.…

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Skin closure device aids wound care in a variety of knee procedures

On a daily basis, surgeons are faced with different options…

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‘The Shoe Project’: Empowering Global Communities One Step at a Time

The Boston-based women empowerment media platform, Women Who Win, recently…

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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Reduced Amputation Risk for Patient With Diabetic Wound

A patient with a diabetic foot wound who underwent negative…

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50th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Wound Healing

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COMPLEX PATIENTS & WOUNDS

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WOCTalk LIVE! A Quarterly Membership Discussion

If you’re familiar with WOCTalk, the official podcast of WOCN,…

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Introduction to the work of IWGDF Guidelines

Every 20 seconds somewhere in the world someone loses a…

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High-Intensity Laser Therapy Deemed Effective for Chronic Refractory Wounds, Research Says

High-intensity laser therapy (HILT) combined with wound dressing was superior…

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Diabetic foot ulceration: an avoidable complication

At present, more than 380 million people worldwide have diabetes.…

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Nutritional Supplementation in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations: What Are the Options When Food Is Just Too Expensive?

Appropriately balanced nutrition is a cornerstone of high-quality wound care,…

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PURE PPI SURVEYS – CAN YOU HELP?

Imperial College London are looking to undertake public and patient…

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Psychophysiology: Connecting Skin, Wounds, Aging, and Depression

Skin and wound care involves treating the whole person who…

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Factors Involved with Formulating a Multidisciplinary, Team-based Approach in Wound Care

In this video, Natalia Cineas, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, discusses her…

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Older Adults More Likely to Develop Chronic Wounds, Research Shows

Older adults are at a higher risk of developing chronic…

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JWC Masterclass on Electrical Stimulation Webinar

This Masterclass will introduce the concept of electrical stimulation, delivered…

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Integra LifeSciences Announces Positive Clinical Outcomes for PriMatrix® Dermal Repair Scaffold for the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: IART), a leading global medical…

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Inexpensive collagen-based dressing could help heal chronic wounds

Currently, many chronic wound dressings incorporate harvested natural biological tissue.…

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The legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic and potential impact on persons with wounds

COVID-19 has dramatically disrupted the practice of managing individuals with…

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Kent Imaging Inc. Receives Health Canada Approval on SnapshotNIR v3.0

Kent Imaging has announced Health Canada’s approval for SnapshotNIR V3.0…

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Startup turns smartphone camera to wound care

The rise of smartphone has led to a whole host…

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Clinical, Microbiological and Inflammatory Markers of Severe Diabetic Foot Infections

In addition to systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), various clinical…

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BURR, BENNET LAUNCH WOUND CARE LEGISLATION

Senators Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) have introduced…

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Healiant Training Launches Wound Care Boot Camp Program to Make Wound Care Training and Education Accessible to Everyone

Healiant Training Solutions announces the perfect onramp for anyone seeking…

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Fetal bovine acellular dermal matrix for the closure of diabetic foot ulcers: a prospective randomised controlled trial

The purpose of this clinical trial was to evaluate the…

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The role of non-medicated dressings for the management of wound infection

There is growing concern regarding the treatment of infection, caused…

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Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2021

Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts…

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Quick Guide: Using 3M™ Veraflo™ Therapy

This Quick Guide outlines treatment pathway for using 3M™ Veraflo™…

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When A Chronic, Painful Wound Is Actually Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare inflammatory skin condition that…

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Multiple Interventions for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment (MIDFUT) trial: benefits of involvement for patients and clinicians

Pragmatic diabetic foot ulcer research is key to enhancing clinical…

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Journal of Wound Management – July 2021 issue

Welcome to the July 2021 issue of the Journal of Wound Management.…

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Multicentre clinical trial to explore efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen for preventing ICU admission, morbidity and mortality in adult patients with COVID-19

INTRODUCTION: COVID-19 may cause severe pneumonitis and trigger a massive…

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Wound Care: Wearable Sensors and Systems for Wound Healing-Related pHand Temperature Detection

Wound healing is a delicate tissue regeneration procedure that entails…

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Nursing Skill Check: Wound Care Dressing Change

“Wound Care Dressing Change with Irrigation and Packing: Before beginning…

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3M V.A.C.® Therapy vs Other NPWT: Understand What a Recent Large-Scale Economic Analysis Tells Us About Costs

When selecting an NPWT provider, it’s important to understand the…

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Innovation Technology in Pressure Injury Prevention – PODCAST

Hospital acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs) represent a significant source of…

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Wound Bed Preparation Best Practices: Optimizing the Wound For Closure

Wound bed preparation is an important component of wound management.…

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Watch Jenny Hurlow’s Report on the Treatment Plan (57-year-old woman who presented with a suspected insect bite)

My goal of care with this six‑week‑old wound on this…

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DECELLULARISED DERMIS ALLOGRAFT FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC VENOUS LEG ULCERATION STUDY – RECRUITING ADDITIONAL SITES

Imperial College London are conducting the DAVE study, an RCT…

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Refractory Wounds: Systemic Factors Affecting Repair – Iatrogenic Factors (Part 3 of 4)

Refractory wounds are a significant worldwide health problem, affecting 5…

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WCW: Using Electrical Stimulation to Treat Wounds

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Timolol may be inexpensive, effective wound treatment

Timolol may be an effective and inexpensive treatment for wound…

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A Preliminary Exploration of the Efficacy of Gentamicin Sponges in the Prevention and Treatment of Wound Infections

Gentamicin sponges, implantable topical antibiotic agents, are approved for surgical…

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Why We Depend on One Another in Wound Care

July means different things to different people for different reasons.…

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Usefulness of Procalcitonin in Diagnosing Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis: A Pilot Study

Infected diabetic foot is the leading cause of hospital admissions…

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The Predictive Value of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Levels of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

As defective insulin secretion or impaired biological function, chronic hyperglycemia…

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New Study Demonstrates Significantly Increased Healing Rates with NATROX® Oxygen Wound Therapy

Inotec sponsored the study to investigate the impact of NATROX®…

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High Levels of Oxidative Stress and Skin Microbiome are Critical for Initiation and Development of Chronic Wounds in Diabetic Mice

A balanced redox state is critical for proper healing. Although…

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Bromelain-based enzymatic debridement of chronic wounds: Results of a multicentre randomized controlled trial

Chronic wounds are estimated to affect over 6 million people…

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NEW! APWCA/ASWC WEBCAST SERIES RELEASED

In the first webcast, Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CSWS, CWOCN-AP,…

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EB-101 Healed Wounds, Eased Pain Up to Six Years in Trial

Treatment with Abeona Therapeutics‘‘ investigational cell therapy EB-101 led to successful wound healing…

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Wearable Sensor Measures Light Emission on Skin to Monitor Tissue Oxygenation

Researchers have combined an oxygen-sensing film and machine learning to…

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Essity joins United Nations Foundation expert group in tackling antimicrobial resistance

Hygiene and health company Essity expands its partnership with United…

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Abeona Therapeutics Announces Updated EB-101 Phase 1/2a Clinical Results in Recessive …

Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ABEO), a fully-integrated leader in gene…

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Impact of repeated remote ischemic conditioning on diabetic foot ulcers: A proof-of-concept study

Patients with a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) suffer disabilities and…

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Dissemination of microbiota between wounds and the beds of patients with pressure injuries: a cross-sectional study

Pressure injuries (PIs) are localised injuries to the skin and/or…

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Diabetic foot ulcer, the effect of resource-poor environments on healing time and direct cost: A cohort study during Syrian crisis

This study was intended to assess the healing time of…

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A Novel Method to Offload Neuropathic Ulcers of the Distal Phalanges in the Presence of First Ray Metatarsal Hypermobility

The standard practice to heal neuropathic ulcers on the toes…

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CMS Assigns APC Reimbursement Code for Kent Imaging’s SnapshotNIR® for Non-Invasive Near-Infrared Imaging Services

Kent Imaging Inc., a leading innovator of medical technology, is…

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When Should I Perform Point-of-Care Fluorescence Imaging of Wound Bioburden? Guidelines Based on Delphi Consensus

Bacteria and biofilm plague chronic wounds, impair the healing process,…

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EB Affects All Aspects of Daily Life, Patients Say in Interview Study

Ways to improve the quality of life for people with…

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Clinical Aspects of Placental-derived Hyaluronic Acid (HA) in the Treatment of Hard-to-Heal Wounds

This session will review the science behind placental-based hyaluronic acid…

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What are the Benefits of Moist Wound Healing?

The process of keeping a wound in an optimally moist…

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The Role of Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pressure Injury Prevention

Physical and occupational therapists are not always thought of when…

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Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Management Strategies of Neonatal Wound Care

Guidelines for neonatal skin care are scarce, and there is…

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Thermal Imaging Offers Early Alert for Chronic Wound Care

New research shows thermal imaging techniques can predict whether a…

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THE COST OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS

The annual cost of diabetes is tremendously expensive; according to…

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Lack of access to vascular specialists creates major disparities in amputation rates across the USA

Speaking on current trends in amputation rates with critical limb-threatening…

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Optimising wound care through patient engagement

Patient engagement is a crucial and timely topic, both in…

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The Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) is coming to Denver, July 29–August 1

Get ready to explore new frontiers with APMA in 2021!…

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A Collaborative Call for Changes in Reimbursement Policies for pressure injury

A Collaborative Call for Changes in Reimbursement Policies for pressure…

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WOUND CARE Q&A: Progress In Wound Care And Limb Salvage: Yesterday, Today And Beyond

Medicine is a field of continuous innovation, and limb salvage…

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Advanced Wound Dressings with Integrated Healing Sensors

These antimicrobial, multifunctional dressings include fluorescent sensors that glow brightly…

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Thermal imaging offers early alert for chronic wound care

New research shows thermal imaging techniques can predict whether a…

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When Should I Perform Point-of-Care Fluorescence Imaging of Wound Bioburden? (webinar)

Bacteria and biofilm plague chronic wounds, impair the healing process,…

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Pandemic leads to changes in delivery of care for diabetic foot infections

The COVID-19 pandemic led to early disruptions in diabetic foot…

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Next Science Product Featured in Lifetime Channel Program on Treating Chronic Wounds

Next Science (ASX:NXS), an innovative medical technology company and leader…

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Decreased Physiological Serum Total Bile Acid Concentrations in Patients with Type 2 Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), one of the most frequent diabetic…

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Tips for providing diabetes foot care through telemedicine

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, foot evaluations — including wound debridement,…

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Pandemic Underlines Importance of Alternative Support Surfaces in Pressure Wound Care

Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPIs) – long a major healthcare…

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Healogics® Receives Accreditation from American Nurses Credentialing Center

Healogics®, the nation’s leading provider of world-class wound care, is…

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From the Editors’ Desk

Over the last year, COVID-19 has forced healthcare professionals to…

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Dr. Alisa Savetamal Presents the Health Economics of Allograft VS

In this webinar Alisa Savetamal, MD FACS will present the…

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New research a ‘step change’ for diabetes patients

Millions of people with diabetes are at risk of developing…

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How can we deliver oxygen to wounds?

How does oxygen work in wound healing? We are all…

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New Feature in Wound Care Software Fills Patients’ Shopping Carts with Physician-Recommended Nutrition

Wound care physicians often struggle to ensure patients receive the…

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Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH) in the Microbiological Diagnostic of Deep Sternal Wound Infection (DSWI)

Postoperative mediastinitis after cardiac surgery is still a devastating complication.…

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Swift Medical launches integrated digital wound care solution with Homecare Homebase

Homecare Homebase (HCHB), the nation’s #1 software for home health…

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Wound Management and Prevention

Debridement

In the English language, the word debridement is used in…

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Negative pressure wound therapy for open traumatic wounds

Traumatic wounds (wounds caused by injury) range from abrasions and…

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Refractory Wounds: Systemic Factors Affecting Repair – Extrinsic Factors (Part 2 of 4)

Refractory wounds are a significant worldwide health problem, affecting 5…

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A Compendium of Perspectives on Diabetes: A Challenge for Sustainable Health in the Modern Era

Diabetes is a chronic illness. Hyperglycemia is the characteristic of…

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Wound Odor

Wound odor, also referred to as malodor, is typically the…

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Employment Opportunities in Wound Care and Oxygen Hyperbaric Therapy

US Wound Care & Hyperbaric Centers strive to provide exceptional…

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2,000,000 TWO2 Treatments Milestone Reached as TWO2 Study Is Highlighted in Systemic Review of Topical Oxygen Therapies

“This is another enormous milestone for our company and a…

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Refractory Wounds: Etiologic Factors and Management (a Four-Part Series)

Refractory wounds comprise a significant worldwide health problem, affecting 5…

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Adding a Hypochlorous Acid-Preserved Wound Cleanser to the Pressure Injury Management Toolbox: A Case Series

Pressure injuries (PIs) can impair quality of life, and the…

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A Rare Case of Invasive Keratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Foot

In general, there are three major types of skin cancer:…

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Antibacterial Effect and Promoting of Skin Wound Healing After Infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus for the Novel Polyvinyl Nanoparticles

Wounds represent a serious, and often overlooked, health problem in…

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Emerging Roles of Long Non-Coding RNAs in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most widespread metabolic diseases…

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Wound Healing Activity of Opuntia ficus-indica Fixed Oil Formulated in a Self-Nanoemulsifying Formulation

Delayed wound healing represents a common health hazard. Traditional herbal…

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Hydrosurgical Debridement Use Associated With Decreased Surgical Site-Related Readmissions: A Retrospective Analysis

Debridement is the cornerstone of wound care management. It allows…

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FDA clears Koya Medical’s Dayspring compression system for lower extremities

Koya Medical announced today that it has received US Food…

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DECREASING AMPUTATION, WORLDWIDE…BUT GREATER PREVALENCE AND MORTALITY FROM DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS (DFU)?

Here is a mashup of two manuscripts recently posted to…

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Vital Role of Wound Care Imaging Technology in HealthTech

Wound care technology is digital, which corresponds to the digital…

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First Patient Enrolled in Restrata® Randomized Controlled Trial

Acera Surgical, Inc. (Acera), a leading bioscience company developing and…

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2,000,000 TWO2 Treatments Milestone Reached as TWO2 Study Is Highlighted in Systemic Review of Topical Oxygen Therapies

“This is another enormous milestone for our company and a…

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Beating Biofilm Is Key to Fighting Surgical Infections

Health care is at a perilous crossroads. “[D]eaths from drug-resistant…

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Wound-specific Bacteria May Be Targets for DEB Treatment

A distinct set of bacteria colonizes the skin in and…

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Breaking the Barrier: An Innovative Approach to Mature Biofilm

Addressing skin and wound bioburden is of utmost importance to…

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Clinical Evidence Outlines the Need for Early Advanced Standard of Care with Real-world Chronic Wound Case Reviews

Principle Investigators, Dr. Pons and Dr. Teichman, discuss a Pooled…

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Factors Associated With Healing of Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers: Observations From a Large Prospective Real-World Cohort

Diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFUs) affect around 20 million people annually…

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A new approach to understanding the biology of wound healing

Our bodies frequently heal wounds, like a cut or a…

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Patient perspectives on the physical, psycho-social, and financial impacts of diabetic foot ulceration and amputation

AIMS: Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and ulceration are complex and…

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The Foot & Ankle Treatment Center Joins Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

DES PLAINES, Ill., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Illinois Bone…

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AUSTRALIAN WOUND IRRIGATION DEVICE CLEARED BY FDA

On April 23, 2021, the FDA notified the company that…

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How Does Your Documentation Measure Up to Medicare Standards? Debridement 101

Information regarding coding, coverage, and payment is provided as a…

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Decreasing Pain and Increasing the Rate of Chronic Wound Closure With the Use of a Noninvasive Bioelectronic Medical Device: A Case Series

Chronic wounds are a source of significant morbidity. Medical and…

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MIMEDX to Participate at the Jefferies Virtual Healthcare Conference

ETWebcast: https://wsw.com/webcast/jeff174/mdxg/1854576 A live webcast of the presentation will be available…

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Sensing technology to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

Innovative in-sole sensors will alert diabetic patients during excessive or…

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New wound care best practice consensus document for pharmacy teams

DURING the COVID-19 pandemic, pharmacists have increasingly played a key…

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for chronic diabetic foot ulcers: An overview of systematic reviews

Researchers assessed clinical evidence of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the…

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Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule for development of diabetic foot ulceration: an analysis of data from five cohort studies

Development of a CPR using individual participant data from four…

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BD Launches Industry First Ready-to-Use Iodine-Based Surgical Irrigation System

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and…

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RedDress Selected to Exhibit ActiGraft at Vizient Innovative Technology Exchange

RedDress has been selected to exhibit ActiGraft®, a wound solution…

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VIVEX Biologics, Inc. Launches New Family of Allografts, VIAGENEX™

MIAMI, May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — VIVEX Biologics, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine…

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Study Of The LimFlow System Demonstrates Sustained Amputation-Free Survival And Wound Healing In Patients With No-Option Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

Paris, May 20, 2021 — LimFlow SA, a pioneer in…

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Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc. Named Among the 10 Most Innovative MedTech Solution Providers to Watch in 2021

(https://thehealthcareinsights.com/advanced-oxygen--inc-dedicated-to-resolving-acute-and-chronic-wounds-through-its-unique-multi-modality-two2therapy/) how AOTI is dedicated to resolving acute and chronic wounds…

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Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc. Named Among the 10 Most Innovative MedTech Solution Providers to Watch in 2021

OCEANSIDE, Calif., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced Oxygen Therapy…

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A flexible multiplexed immunosensor for point-of-care in situ wound monitoring

Chronic wounds arise from interruption of normal healing due to…

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St. Louis Doctor Helps Patients Avoid Unnecessary Diabetic Amputations Using Minimally Invasive Procedure

ST. LOUIS, May 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Midwest Institute for Non-Surgical Therapy…

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Several prediction tools provide “objective” post-amputation outcome forecasts, but further work is needed

A recent systematic review and narrative synthesis has found several…

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Compliant Coding and Documentation for Ulcer Debridement Members Only Content

On May 16, APMA hosted the third installment of its…

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Can Topical Oxygen Have An Impact On DFU Healing?

Data continue to accumulate for some role of topical oxygen…

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What to Do When Sharp Debridement is Contraindicated

Sharp debridement is by far the fastest way to remove…

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Topical oxygen therapy in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: a multicentre, open, randomised controlled clinical trial

Perfusion and blood oxygen levels are frequently insufficient in patients…

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Army Wants New Medical Gel that Seals Off Hemorrhaging Wounds on the Battlefield

Army researchers are eyeing a promising new wound-care technology that…

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An Advanced Antimicrobial Wound Dressing That Works Where Others Fail

It is estimated that every failed attempt at healing a…

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Sustainable fabric made from tree bark could cut MRSA infection rates

A traditional Ugandan cloth that uses tree bark to make…

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PolarityTE Announces Diabetic Foot Ulcer Trial Met Primary and Secondary Endpoint

PolarityTE, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTE) today announced preliminary topline data demonstrating…

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Smart Socks? How This Tech Startup Is Targeting a Common Medical Problem

When Ran Ma told her parents she was dropping out…

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Virtual triage and outcomes of diabetic foot complications during Covid-19 pandemic: A retro-prospective, observational cohort study

AIMS: Limb and patient outcomes in people with diabetic foot…

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Keys To Addressing Forefoot Plantar Ulcerations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates one…

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Could Patients Tap Their Way To Better Health?

When recommending activity regimens to patients, is one style of…

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Extremity Gangrene Caused by HBV-Related Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis in a Patient with Diabetes – A Case Report

We presented a case of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related type…

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Net Health Adds Industry Leader Proteus Genomics Lab Testing to Wound Care Platform

PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Net Health, a leading…

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T-Natural Killers and Interferon Gamma/Interleukin 4 in Augmentation of Infection in Foot Ulcer in Type 2 Diabetes

Epidemiology studies have shown that diabetes has the highest incidence…

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Predictive model identifies risk factors for major adverse limb events in diabetes

A risk score may be able to identify adults with…

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Wound care awareness

One in four families has a member with a chronic…

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Music in the Wound Care Center: Effects on Anxiety Levels and Blood Pressure Measurements in Patients Receiving Standard Care

In the United States, chronic wounds (including venous ulcers, diabetic…

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The Legs Matter coalition is working together to increase awareness, understanding and action on lower leg and foot conditions ….

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What Is a Kennedy Terminal Ulcer?

Many questions arise and confusion develops when wound care providers…

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May Hope Bloom and Grow

Depending on which part of the world you live in,…

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Nuo Therapeutics Announces Publication of Final Decision Memo for Autologous Blood Derived Products for Chronic Non-Healing Wounds by Centers for Medicare

HOUSTON, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Nuo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Pink: AURX) (“Nuo” or…

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Reducing Disparities in Diabetic Amputations

Foluso A. Fakorede, MD, a cardiologist in Bolivar County, MS,…

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Outpatient Diabetic Foot Ulcer Diagnosis With Positive Wound Culture Linked to Subsequent Hospital Admission

Outpatient diagnosis of a diabetic foot ulcer with a positive…

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Q&A: CPT CODING FOR EXCISIONAL WOUND DEBRIDEMENT WITH VAC

Gloria Miller, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, former vice president of reimbursement…

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Wound healing, infection can be determined by genetics

Texas [US], April 25 (ANI): Researchers from Texas Tech’s Department…

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Differentiation of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Based on Stimulation of Myogenic Oscillations by Transient Ischemia

Purpose: Diabetic foot ulceration is a chronic complication characterized by impaired…

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SANUWAVE® Rebrands to Reflect Evolved Wound Care Solutions

“Energy First” Protocol Improves Clinical Outcomes SUWANEE, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SANUWAVE Health,…

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Review: Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers in Long-Term Care: A Global Review

  Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Journal Review Club…

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iWounds News

Results of two-year study show Zilver Vena Venous Stent is…

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Novel antimicrobial nanoparticles show promise in wound healing

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Experts Highlight Emerging Biophysical Approaches To Advanced Wound Care

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We’re on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetes

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Joerns Healthcare and Medela Announce Nationwide Partnership to Expand Access to Innovative Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

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Peripheral Artery Disease May Determine T2D Patients Needing Amputation

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Society for Vascular Surgery, coaching academy launch program to reduce surgeon burnout

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MolecuLight i:X platform available to 650 long-term healthcare facilities through Synergy HealthCare Alliance

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Butterfield and Mullin Introduce Bill to Improve Wound Care for Homebound Medicare Beneficiaries

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Diabetes, Peripheral Arterial Disease, and Foot Ulcers

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Stem cell therapy research could help patients with non-healing diabetic foot ulcers

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Medline Launches Chronic Wound Care Course Series to Empower Clinicians in Low-Resource Settings

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Two Methods of NPWT for Wound Management and Patient Satisfaction

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Review: The Safety of Punch Biopsies on Hard-to-Heal Wounds: A Large Multicentre Clinical Trial

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Essity Cutimed Sorbact advanced wound care products receive innovative technology contract from Vizient

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UW students work to develop technology to find diabetic foot ulcers sooner

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Impact of the COVID‐19 Epidemic on hospitalization for diabetic foot ulcers during lockdown: A French nationwide population‐based study

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Third Annual Pressure Injury Issue: Insights to Improve Practice

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Healogics® 2021 The Year of Healing Program Focuses on Foot Health to Help Prevent Chronic Wounds and Support National Foot Health Awareness

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Oral nutritional supplements effective therapeutic option for hard-to-heal wounds, study finds

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HMP Global Releases Updated On-Demand Platform

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Experts Highlight Emerging Biophysical Approaches to Advanced Wound Care

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This Smart Bandage Could Hasten Healing and Might Even Detect COVID

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Emerging and innovative approaches for wound healing and skin regeneration: Current status and advances

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Lipoprotein Ratios: A Potential Biomarker for Clinical Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis in Type 1 Diabetic Patients With Foot Ulceration

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Scientists reveal regenerative treatment path for diabetic foot ulcers

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Knowledge and Practice on Diabetic Foot Self-Care and Associated Factors Among Diabetic Patients at Dessie Referral Hospital

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What has TWO2 taught us about the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers?

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy reduces thermal wound complications and length of stay in hospitals, study finds

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Exceptional Care Comforts Diabetic Wound Care Patient During a Critical Time

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Looking for Rewarding Work That Pays? Consider Wound Care

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Ganta Leprosy, TB Center Experiences Drug Shortage

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