Wound Care Today 2021 conference 19-20 October, Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Wound Care Today 2021 offers delegates a unique learning platform,…

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Bionix® Introduces AlphaCleanse™ to Wound Care Line

New AlphaCleanse™ Antimicrobial Wound Care System Offers a More Efficient…

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Study of 236 patients reveals utility of MolecuLight i:X® in detection and management of wound-related cellulitis

Published results describe use of point-of-care imaging for the early…

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The Polymath: Lee Rogers, DPM, RCPS, FFPM

Dr. Lee Rogers is a fellowship-trained podiatrist in diabetic limb…

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Mesenchymal Stem Cell Secretome for Dermatology Application: A Review

Secretome, also known as conditioned medium, is a secreted molecule…

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Fireside Chat with Dr. Breanne Everett

Dr. Breanne Everett is the CEO, President and Co-Founder of…

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Orpyx high-tech insoles a step toward a better future for diabetics

During her studies at the University of Calgary, medical doctor…

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Join the AAWC Sunday, October 24 online for a live replay encore presentation of the OUTSTANDING PrU EDUCATION, at no cost!

AAWC is delighted to be able to offer a live…

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The Role of Nutritional Inventions in Wound Care

A study in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal investigated…

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Diverting or Swirling, New Blood-Flow Tech Shows Promise for CLTI

From deep-vein arterialization to a 3D stent, data presented at…

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Epidemiology and Risk of Amputation in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus and Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) stems from atherosclerosis of lower extremity…

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Unsalvageable: Preventable Amputations Rise During COVID

Leafer Miller didn’t hear much after the doctor told him…

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Prioritizing Foot Ulcers During Lockdown Paid Off in Belgium

Belgium’s efforts to prioritize care at its diabetic foot ulcer…

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Maggots used to clean wounds in NHS as antibiotics fail some patients

Live maggots are being increasingly used to clean wounds by…

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New wound gel to treat foot ulcers

An international research team, led by the University of Canterbury‘s Professor…

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A single center’s 15-year experience with palliative limb care for chronic limb threatening ischemia in frail patients

Our institution’s multidisciplinary Prevention of Amputation in Veterans Everywhere (PAVE)…

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Launch of New MolecuLightDX™ Device to Enable Point-of-Care Imaging of Wounds in New Expanding Market Segments

MolecuLight Platform is Becoming the Standard-of-Care for Real-Time Imaging of…

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Wound Care Advantage Launches National Awards Program Honoring The Unsung Hero Of Wound Healing: The Patient

Wound Care Advantage (WCA), the leading provider of consulting and…

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DIABETIC FOOT: FACTS AND FIGURES

A series of great informational graphics from Dr. Armstrong ….…

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Treatment of Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Wounds with Vaporous Hyperoxia Therapy in Conjunction with Standard Wound Care

Vaporous Hyperoxia Therapy (VHTTM), a patented FDA-510 (k) cleared technology,…

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WoundsWeek Streaming Mon 6th – Fri 10th December 2021 | 6pm – 7pm (GMT)

With 10 hours of incredibly current topics, Wounds Week 3…

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BioLab Sciences Named Bioscience Company of the Year

The emerging regenerative biotechnology company was recognized for its innovative…

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Vascular Care Falls Short Before Amputation for CLI: Medicare Analysis

Too few patients underwent angiography or interventions, and suboptimal care…

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The Current Situation for Non-healing Wounds

Accessibility of Wound Data in Canada While even healing wounds…

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Current Challenges in Wound Care

Chronic wound care is a wound that persists after 4-6…

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Effects of Simultaneous versus Staged VAC Placement in the Treatment of Deep Neck Multiple-Space Infections at a …

Tertiary Hospital Over a Four-Year Period in China Deep neck…

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Malta’s first space research touches back down on earth

Project seeking to innovate diabetic ulcer treatment Led by associate…

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America’s Amputation Crisis May Soon Get Much Worse

Proposed Medicare cuts create greater barriers to screening and revascularization…

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1M diabetic people in Egypt at risk of amputation given hope by Sound Foot initiative

CAIRO – 4 October 2021: A total of L.E. 15…

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Footing the bill for diabetes

The world’s first Diabetic Foot Clinic was opened in 1981…

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Are Restaurants Exacerbating the Obesity Epidemic?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, almost all discussion of restaurant-related…

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4 leading surgeons discuss surgical wound infections (video)

Medtech company Next Science has released video of a popular panel…

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Perianal Infections in Patients With Hematologic Malignancy

The Risk of Fournier’s Gangrene Leading to Mortality and Irreversible…

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NPWT Won’t Work If Your Patients Won’t Use It webinar | October 07, 2021

Nurses are tasked with managing an array of complex wounds.…

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6th Annual ACFAP Pediatric Foot & Ankle Seminar October 7th-9th

This CME event will feature leading authorities on pediatric foot…

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The Compassionate Amputation: Think Outside The Limb

Faced with the challenges of non-healing diabetic ulcerations, a patient’s…

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What COVID-19 taught us: New opportunities and pathways from telemedicine and novel antiseptics in wound healing

The COVID-19 pandemic deeply impacted the capacity of the health…

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National Wound Care Strategy Programme: clinical work stream: lower limb update

The National Wound Care Strategy Programme (NWCSP) continues to make…

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Footnotes: Nutritional Considerations For Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Hi, there. My name is Nicole Curreri, and I’m currently…

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Foot Revascularization Avoids Major Amputation in Persons with Diabetes and Ischaemic Foot Ulcers

The study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of foot revascularization…

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SURGICAL TREATMENT OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN CHINA

Flow chart from David G. Armstrong link

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iWound® USA and iWound® Canada Collaborates with Archangel™ Mercy, LLC. to Transform How and Where Wounds are Healed

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – iWound USA and iWound Canada announced today that they have collaborated…

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Wound Management Docs Might Want to Read this Interview with Wound Clinic Nurses

Editor’s note, this is from Aug 18, 2020 but I…

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GROWING YOUR BUSINESS WITH WOUND CARE

You know me, you’ve heard me say it before—wound care…

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New publication fosters improved wound care for ulcers, limb salvage, burns, trauma, and more

New Rochelle, NY, January 10, 2012–The rapidly advancing field of…

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The Challenges and Advantages of Office-Based Wound Care

Change in health care is in the winds these days.…

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Effectiveness of a synthetic human recombinant epidermal growth factor in diabetic patients wound healing

Pilot, double-blind, randomized clinical controlled trial To investigate whether the…

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APMA Sponsored Webinar: Turn an Exam Room into a Multi-million Dollar Revenue Stream

In this webinar sponsored by Molecular Lab Partners, Joe Case,…

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HMP Global Announces Details of New “SAWC Change” Campaign

HMP Global announced details of the new “SAWC Change” campaign…

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Targeted Nutrition Therapy: Key Ingredients to Support Wound Healing

Time may not be able to heal wounds, as the…

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Micreos secures €32 million for its endolysin-based platform as sustainable alternative to antibiotics

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Dutch…

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But Who Were Marie and Tooth?

Recently, during an academic discussion, the topic of Charcot Marie…

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Patient Engagement, Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Ulcers | EWMA Podcast

In this episode, you can listen to a conversation between…

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Turkish scientist’s work shows spinach can speed up wound healing

Spinach does not give you instant muscles as it did…

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Organizations Join Forces to Boost Wound Healing Care and Research

HMP Global’s Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall has…

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As an Active Cleanser, Nexodyn(R) AOS Shows Superior Wound Healing Performance Compared to Standard of Care

Relief’s Subsidiary, APR Applied Pharma Research, Reports Data Published in…

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RETHINK Talks: An Interview with ReNew Wound Care

This interview is brought to you by ReNew Wound Care.…

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Study shows how management of serious diabetic foot ulcers was possible during the COVID-19 lockdown

New research being presented at the European Association for the…

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Expanding horizons to upskill wound practice and research

With our horizons limited by Covid-related travel restrictions, it is…

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The HealSource™ Clinical Practice Guidelines

The HealSource™ Clinical Practice Guidelines provide a standardized method for…

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The Fairy Tale is Over in the Wound Center

Once upon a time there was a happy land where…

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for paediatric patients: an unintended consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a useful adjunctive treatment for…

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Strategies and Techniques for Transitioning NPWT Patients to the Post-Acute Care Setting

Join Dr. Klein as he shares his experience transitioning NPWT…

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Improving Vascular Access Dressing Integrity in the Acute Care Setting

Hospitals have a major focus on improving healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)…

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Partial calcanectomy with antibiotic biocomposite injection for diabetes patients with heel ulcers and calcaneal osteomyelitis

a single stage treatment Heel ulcers with calcaneal infection are…

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ACFAS 2022 – Austin Convention Center Feb. 24-27

Whether you come for the captivating sessions, hands-on workshops, or…

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Podiatry Management’s annual Buyers’ Desk Reference

Podiatry Management’s annual Buyers’ Desk Reference is a user-friendly guide…

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Study provides new tool to assess amputation risk following popliteal vascular injury

A large, multicentre cohort study provides a simple, practical method…

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Principles of Wound Healing

A wound is a break in the continuity of a…

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Lower Extremity Arterial Disease (LEAD) Awareness and Discussion

By Holly Hovan, MSN, GERO-BC, APRN, CWOCN-AP Peripheral artery disease…

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Negative pressure wound therapy for surgical wounds healing by primary closure

Indications for the use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT)…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Prevention Strategies

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) may affect up to 25% of…

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Effect of Flap Selection on the Postoperative Success of Sacral Pressure Injuries: A Retrospective Analysis

Pressure injuries (PIs) continue to be a substantial problem and…

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Evidence Summaries for Improved Wound Care Practice

This month’s issue includes three important review articles related to…

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The Use of an Antimicrobial Moisture Management Dressing Paired With a Gellable Fiber Technology under a Two-layer Compression System

in the Treatment of Heavily Exudating VLUs Improves Clinical Outcomes…

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MolecuLight i:X® Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Device’s Ability to Detect Wounds Likely to Contain Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA)

New FDA Clearance Illustrates the Utility of the i:X to…

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Advances in Wound Care Technology: What We See Is What We Get … and More

The science of wound care dressings has progressed a long…

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Periwound Skin Management

Periwound skin management is just as important as wound bed…

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Use of a Novel Silicone-Acrylic Drape With Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Four Patients With Periwound Skin Breakdown

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is applied using a foam…

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The wound healing effect of local leukocyte platelet-rich plasma after total hip arthroplasty

A randomized controlled trial: Rapid wound closure is important after…

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The ISWCAP and ASEAN wound conference 2021

The ISWCAP and ASEAN wound conference was held online on…

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EWMA Journal of Wound Management

July 2021 issue of the Journal of Wound Management. Official…

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One Podiatrist’s Experience With A Novel NMES Device For Patients With PAD

In previous articles, I have written about medicine having endless…

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Innosphere re-ups with diabetic ulcer gel developer

Innosphere Ventures Fund bought in again on GelSana Therapeutics Inc.…

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Wound Care Advantage and Swift Medical Announce Partnership

Wound Care Advantage, the nation’s leading wound care consulting firm…

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Expert EWMA group highlight need for investment in maternity services research

“Investment in maternity services research is essential for our understanding…

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Bacterial Biofilm Destruction: A Focused Review On The Recent Use of Phage-Based Strategies With Other Antibiofilm Agents

Biofilms are bacterial communities that live in association with biotic…

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Managing the Surge: Delayed Chronic Wound Care During COVID-19

A growing body of research, as well as first-hand accounts…

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Examining the Science of Chronic Wounds and the Leading-Edge Approach to Elevating Early Wound Care

Drs. Randall Wolcott and Andrew Rader host a discussion on…

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Medical Device-related Pressure Injuries Associated With Electroencephalogram Leads in a Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital

Medical device-related pressure injuries (MDRPIs) present a substantial safety risk…

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Closure of a Difficult-to-Manage Chronic Pressure Injury with the Use of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma

Pressure injury (PI) corresponds to a skin damage of ischemic…

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Improving patient outcomes with medical technology

An ideal healthcare system cures every type of medical condition…

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Use of social media in medicine: the future – Webinar

This free-to-attend CPD webinar has been organised by British Journal…

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The Frank & Lizzie Show: Episode 007, Dr. Marc “Dutch” Matthews

On this episode, Frank & Lizzie sit down with Dr.…

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A NOVEL APPROACH TO TREATING HARD-TO-HEAL WOUNDS

OUR INNOVATIVE WOUND THERAPY IS DESIGNED FOR OUTPATIENT SETTINGS Stiehl…

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UA Surgeon Armstrong Urges New Focus on Diabetic Ulcers

Remission — rather than repair — needs to be the…

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Lipodystrophy, a Common Risk in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Patients with lipodystrophy have a high risk of diabetic foot…

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RedDress Announces Distribution Agreements in 12 European Countries

Ponte Vedra Beach, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RedDress,…

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Measurement properties of quality of life instruments for adults with active venous leg ulcers: a systematic review protocol

Objectives The primary objective is to identify instruments used to…

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Researchers explore promising treatment for MRSA ‘superbug’

A new Cornell study has found the antimicrobial properties of…

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The History and Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy – Part One

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) uses controlled negative pressure to…

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Microneedle patch penetrates biofilms to treat chronic wounds

Chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers can be very…

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Next Science: Products that help treat wounds

Founded by scientist Matthew Myntti, the company develops products to…

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“Elephant-trunk” negative pressure wound therapy for fixing artificial dermis with basic fibroblast growth factor for critical limb ischemia

INTRODUCTION: The treatment of intractable toe ulcer with critical limb…

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Rates of T1D-Related Amputations Decline in Sweden

Results of a Swedish retrospective cohort study showed reduced rates…

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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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