IMR team receives prestigious award for wound healing with maggots

KUALA LUMPUR: A research team from the Institute of Medical…

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Wound Debridement Options

     The 5 Major Methods   There are five…

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NPUAP Announces Release of Educational Tools for Wound Care Providers

PRESS CONTACT: Liz Posner, lposner@douglasgould.com, 646-214-0514, ext. 3   Washington, D.C. –…

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WoundRounds® Launches New Mobile App for Wound Management

  Schaumburg, Illinois (For Release Aug, 29, 2016) –WoundRounds®, the…

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Creating an Ideal Microenvironment for Wound Cleansing

[Sponsored by Angelini Pharma, Inc.]   With so much focus…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Prevention System (DFUPS)

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether regular…

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NATROX® Symposium at EWMA 2018

Inotec AMD hosted a well-attended symposium at the 2018 EWMA…

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Nutrition can aid in healing diabetic foot ulcers

In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, talks with nutrition…

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Under the Off-Load: A Pilot Case Series to Identify Ideal Dressings

     to use under Total Contact Casts (TCC)  …

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Nearly 50% Reduction in Diabetic Foot Ulcers With Stem Cells

MUNICH — Local injection of mesenchymal stem cells derived from…

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Molecular study of wound healing after using biosynthesized

     BNC/Fe3O4 nanocomposites assisted with a bioinformatics   Magnetic…

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VTT is developing 3-D-printing materials for wound care

     and decorative elements   Cellulose nanofibrils have properties…

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Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Conditioned Media and Exosomes Containing

MALAT1 Promote Human Dermal Fibroblast Migration and Ischemic Wound Healing…

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Using technology to reduce waste and improve surgical care

Every day, millions of patients undergo procedures in ambulatory surgery…

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Microcurrent as an adjunct therapy to accelerate chronic wound healing

     and reduce patient pain   The primary aim…

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Prevention of Plantar Ulcers in People With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Using Pressure-Sensing Shoe Insoles   The SurroSense Rx system is…

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Surgical wound dehiscence: Improving prevention and outcomes

Surgical wound dehiscence (SWD) is almost certainly under-reported, not least…

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Chronic Wound Management

     Optimizing the Wound Healing Environment   Chronic wounds…

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Nutrition in patients with chronic non-healing ulcers

     a paradigm shift in wound care   Chronic…

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TissueTech, Inc. Awarded Patent for Compositions of

Morselized Umbilical Cord and Amniotic Membrane   MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TissueTech Inc.,…

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The Whole Patient Approach

Addressing Common Comorbidities That Affect Wound Healing   When developing…

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Connected sensors for the prevention of chronic ulcers

As advancements in connectivity and miniaturization of electronics are made,…

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New engineering method could overcome barriers in diabetes cell therapy

Pancreatic cell transplants have the potential to be a permanent…

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Australian diabetes-related foot disease strategy 2018-2022

The first step towards ending avoidable amputations within a generation…

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Double-Blinded Clinical Trials

A Gift from the Devil’s Grandmother   By Thomas E.…

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IDTechEx Research Report Explores Connected Sensors

for the Prevention of Chronic Ulcers   As advancements in…

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The Risky Business of Wound Research, Algorithms and Systems

by Margaret Heale RN, MSc, CWOCN   The research lecturer’s…

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Total Contact Cast Offloading Real Treatment For All Plantar Based Wounds

  Patient is a 49 year old male with a…

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The Healing Trajectory: The Process of Wound Healing

There are four stages of wound healing. This systematic process…

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Clinical Evidence Presented at SAWC on Application of AMNIOX Medical Products

Four Posters Demonstrate the Clinical Benefits of NEOX® Wound Allograft Presented…

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Current challenges and opportunities in wound care

3 CNOs weigh in   Wound care costs the U.S.…

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The Benefits of Effective Wound Debridement

by The WoundSource Editors Overview of Debridement in Wound Care…

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Ally Medical, Preston Wound Care merge under Acentus

TAMPA, Fla. – Principles from Tampa, Fla.-based Ally Medical Services…

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Staphylococcus aureus Toxins and Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Role in Pathogenesis and Interest in Diagnosis   Infection of…

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Hydrogel Dressings an emerging area for wound care

  By Liji Thomas, MD   An emerging area for wound…

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National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy®

     Board of Directors Elect New President   Moore…

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Finesse Medical expands to create 200 jobs in Longford

Longford-based manufacturing company Finesse Medical, which was acquired by New York-listed Avery…

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Hemoglobin A1c Levels Not Tied to Wound Outcomes

HealthDay News — There does not appear to be a…

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Factors associated with amputation among patients

with diabetic foot ulcers in a Saudi population   Abstract…

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HMP’s EMS World Expo Recognized as one of the Top 25

Fastest-Growing Trade Shows in Attendance by Trade Show News Network…

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Wound Documentation Standards to Help Avoid Legal Issues

Medical providers, and especially wound care providers, seem to always…

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AmpliPhi Biosciences Will Utilize NIAID Preclinical Services to Advance

Development of Its Targeted Therapeutic Candidate for the Treatment of…

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Recombinant human epidermal growth factor (EGF) to enhance healing for diabetic foot ulcers

This paper studies the healing effect of recombinant human epidermal…

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Heberprot-P: a novel product for treating advanced diabetic foot ulcer

Diabetic foot ulcer is a principal diabetic complication. It has…

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Approval for commercialization of Heberprot-P® in Mexico

Press release from: Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Havana, Cuba,…

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Diabetes UK commits £2.6 million to new research

New funding will be split between 14 new research projects…

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TUV Nord Awards ISO 13485 Certification to Keneric Healthcare

for the Design/Development, Manufacturing and Distribution of Wound Care Products…

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High School Senior Awarded Scholarship for Creating an Orthotic

that detects and prevents diabetic foot ulcers.   Meg Richey…

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Edixomed: Breakthrough Wound Care Technology

With Potential to Strike Back Against the Threat of Killer…

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Aroa Biosurgery and Hydrofera Team up in US

  MANCHESTER, Conn. & AUCKLAND, New Zealand–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New Zealand biomedical…

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New Clinical Data for Covalon’s ColActive®

Line of Patented Advanced Wound Care Products to be Presented…

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Wound Care Advantage Launches Advanced Discovery Research Alliance

SIERRA MADRE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 24, 2018–Wound Care Advantage (WCA), in…

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Organogenesis Showcases New Product Offerings

and Research at SAWC Spring 2018   CANTON, Mass. and…

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Effectiveness of using a new polyurethane foam multi-layerdressing

in the sacral area to prevent the onset of pressure…

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Protecting Periwound Skin in Chronic Wounds

The periwound is as important as the wound. As clinicians, we should…

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Medline to Highlight Holistic Approach to Wound Care

and Skin Health at Symposium on Advanced Wound Care  …

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Healogics, Inc. Names Allan Woodward

MBA as New Chief Financial Officer   JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Healogics,…

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MiMedx to Highlight Efficacy of Its Allografts

in Presentations at SAWC Spring Conference Breakfast Symposium to Underscore…

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An evaluation of an ultrasonic debridement system

in patients with diabetic foot ulcers: a case series  …

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Sucrose octasulfate wound dressing may speed healing in diabetic foot ulcers

Patients with a noninfected neuroischemic diabetic foot ulcer were more…

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To evaluate the efficacy of an acellular Flowable matrix

in comparison with a wet dressing for the treatment of…

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New hope for treating diabetic wounds that just won’t heal

Mice bred without TSP2 protein heal faster, suggesting a new…

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Lower Extremity Amputation and Reamputation Predictors

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Journal Review Club Editor’s…

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HbA1c, wound healing unrelated in diabetic foot ulcers

Among patients with long-term diabetic foot ulcers, neither baseline HbA1c…

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University Hospitals testing new procedure to save the limbs of diabetics

University Hospitals is the only location in Ohio participating in…

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B. Braun to Introduce 1-Ounce Prontosan® Wound Gel X at SAWC

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — B. Braun…

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HMP’s Why Wound Care?™

Initiative Launches Web Portal for Medical Students   MALVERN, PA.…

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Medicare Part B Billing for Wound Care Supplies

WoundRounds on Demand Webinar Part B billing for wound care…

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Amniotic membrane can be a valid source for wound healing

Abstract Amniotic membrane (AM) can promote proper epithelialization with suppression…

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The Evidence and Use of Amniotic Allografts in Treating DFUs

There are many modalities used to manage Diabetic Foot Ulcerations…

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ACELL, INC. ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF GENTRIX® INCISIONAL

Extracellular Matrix Device Designed to Reinforce Soft Tissue in a…

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SensableCare Overview

Learn more about MedicusTek’s Bed Fall and Pressure Injury reduction…

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Surgical wound dehiscence: Improving prevention and outcomes

Surgical wound dehiscence (SWD) is almost certainly under-reported, not least…

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New telemed add-on manages risk, aims to avert lawsuits in wound care

A new technology solution hopes to help long-term care professionals…

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In Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment,

Is It All About Protein?   by Nancy Munoz, DCN,…

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Fresh hypothermically stored amniotic allograft in …

the treatment of chronic nonhealing ulcers: a prospective case series…

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Caring for the Diabetic Foot in Long-Term Care Facilities

  By Susan M. Cleveland, BSN, RN, WCC, CDP, NADONA…

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Toward Eliminating Diabetic Foot Amputation In The Next Generation

Humanity crossed a line in 2009: For the first time…

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Diagnosing A Pruritic Skin Lesion In

    A Patient With Diabetes And Edema   A…

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Ultrasonic debridement system in patients with diabetic foot ulcers

     A case series Objective: This study evaluated the…

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Silver dressings improve diabetic wound healing without reducing bioburden

Abstract: Introduction. Silver dressings are widely used in the treatment…

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The Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcer Microbiome Is Associated With Clinical Factors

  Nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are a common and…

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Corstrata Foot Ulcer Prevention Solution

  Named Among Semifinalists For T1D Exchange 2018 Diabetes Innovation…

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Biofilm infections between Scylla and Charybdis

Interplay of host antimicrobial peptides and antibiotics   Purpose: The aim…

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Complications in Chronic Wound Healing and

Associated Interventions   Overview of Chronic Wounds Chronic non-healing wounds…

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Initiative Launches Web Portal for Medical Students

Free resources provide education on chronic wound management   In…

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Roles of alternative activation of macrophages phenotypes in normal wound healing

Normal wound healing process is characterized by highly organized controlled…

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Meeting Report: ‘Raising the Bar’- creating a better tomorrow

This article is based on the proceedings of the one-day…

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The Effect of Foot Exercises on Wound Healing

in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With a Foot Ulcer: A…

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Bacteria can pass on memory to descendants, researchers discover

Led by scientists at UCLA, an international team of researchers…

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Watch How Engineering Students Step Up with Imager for Diabetics

Patients with diabetes must guard against nerve damage disorders that…

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Digital wound care provider nabs $11.6M in funding

A Toronto startup, looking to revolutionize wound care, just got…

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The use of Prontosan® in combination with Askina® Calgitrol®

An independent case series Many patients with chronic wounds will…

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Reduction of 50% in Diabetic Foot Ulcers With Stem Cells

MUNICH — Local injection of mesenchymal stem cells derived from…

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Examining the Use of a Purified Collagen Matrix Plus PHMB Antimicrobial

  Dr. Alisha Oropallo presents her poster, “Examining the Use of…

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Clinical Challenges in Diagnosing Infected Wounds

Given the impact of infection on delayed wound healing, determining…

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ARANZ Medical Launches Two New Silhouette Image Capture Products

  CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Two new smart-phone…

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Wound Care in Crisis

Wound Care’s Newest Buzzword and Slogan   Every so often,…

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Bioelectrical Impedance Assessment of Wound Healing

Objective assessment of wound healing is fundamental to evaluate therapeutic…

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Dr. Tim Lu – Biofilms and Phage Therapy

This 11 minute film is excerpted from an interview with…

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Smart socks aim to catch diabetic foot problems early

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — For the millions of Americans living…

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Berlin doctor lauded for leg amputation research

BERLIN – A local doctor has received international honors for…

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Assessment and management of foot ulcers

for people with diabetes.   Major Recommendations The levels of…

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Temperature-reading ‘smartmat’ catches diabetic foot ulcers early

Podimetrics, a startup created during an MIT “hackathon” in 2011,…

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Wound care education in the developing world

The increasing burden of wound care is a major challenge…

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Case series: ALLEVYN LIFE Non-Bordered foam dressing for

managing moderate to heavily exuding wounds   Exudate is vital…

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The number of listings vary from day to day: Wound…

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Consolidate the coding process with the Coding Companion, your one-stop resource…

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Prevention of hospital-acquired foot pressure injuries

Assessment and consideration of foot risk factors is essential for…

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Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Wound Management

Among the greatest triumphs of modern medicine were the identification…

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Wound Care Education Institute Launches Pioneering Nutrition Wound Care Course

BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To help Registered…

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NPUAP Pressure Injury Stages

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel redefined the definition of…

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Diagnosing & Treating Bacterial Biofilm Infections

Dr. Randy Wolcott has been practicing medicine for almost thirty…

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Behold The Future…The MolecuLight i:X Imaging Device allows clinicians to…

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How Activity Benefits the Healing Patient

Maintaining an active lifestyle is critical to good health; this…

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Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute &…

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Multi-resistant Infections: A Global Concern

A presentation by Associate Professor Geoff Sussman on antimicrobial resistence.  …

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Efficacy of an imaging device at identifying the presence of bacteria in …

… wounds at a plastic surgery outpatients clinic   Current…

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Risks and Diagnosis of Diabetic Foot Infections

Wound care clinicians deal with foot infections all the time,…

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Wound Care Education Institute and Vizient Work Together …

BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and Vizient , the…

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Physical Training and Activity in People With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) occurs in more than 50% of…

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Amit Jain’s Triple Assessment of Foot in Diabetes

A rapid screening tool Diabetic foot is on the increase…

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The management of diabetic foot

A clinical practice guideline by the Society for Vascular Surgery…

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DIABETIC FOOT: FACTS AND FIGURES

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Researchers Examine Link Between Wound Healing and Time of Day

In addition to where a wound is located and how…

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Clinical Challenges in Diagnosing Infected Wounds

Given the impact of infection on delayed wound healing, determining…

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Managing inflammation by means of polymeric membrane dressings …

… in pressure ulcer prevention   Inflammation is the immediate…

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Development of a generic wound care assessment minimum data set

At present there is no established national minimum data set…

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Evaluation of the WIfI classification system in older patients with diabetes

There are numerous factors that have an impact on diabetic…

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Silver-impregnated Dressings for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds

A Scoping Review of the Use of Silver-impregnated Dressings for…

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Diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy using the Neurothesiometer

This educational video shows you how to perform vibration perception…

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The Role of Hypochlorous Acid in Managing Wounds

Reduction in Antibiotic Usage   by Martha Kelso, RN, HBOT…

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The use of topical analgesics in the management of painful diabetic neuropathy

Miranda Tawfik   Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) affects up to…

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The management of diabetic foot: A clinical practice guideline by the Society ….

A clinical practice guideline by the Society for Vascular Surgery…

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Caring for the Diabetic Foot in Long-Term Care Facilities

by Susan M. Cleveland, BSN, RN, WCC, CDP, NADONA Board…

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Yeti 3D Scanner

  The YETI scanning software rapidly processes raw scan data…

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Wound Debridement Products Market Synopsis 2018

Manufacturers are developing a wide range of products, like scalpels…

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Comparing the performance of mechanical wound debridement products …

Background: Mechanical wound debridement is an essential intervention in the…

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Understanding Debridement: An Important Part of Wound Healing

During wound healing, the affected area can become overrun with…

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Diabetic Wound Healing and LED Irradiation

Introduction: Light-Emitting Diode Therapy for Chronic Non-Healing Diabetic Wounds  …

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The number of listings vary from day to day: Wound…

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NeutroPhase® Skin and Wound Cleanser featured on CBS News

Dr. John Crew from Seton Medical Center is interviewed by…

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Wound Care in Crisis

Chris Farley Wound Care, “Stupid, Stupid, Stupid!”   by Michael…

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Hypochlorous Acid: an ideal wound care agent …

Abstract INTRODUCTION: Chronic wounds and the infections associated with them…

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Atypical Wounds: Causes and Management

Part 1 in a series discussing the etiology, assessment and…

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Nancy Morgan and Bill Richlen – Facebook Live 2-5-18

WCEI co-founder Nancy Morgan, RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, WCC, DWC,…

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The Diabetic Foot Syndrome (book)

Frontiers in Diabetes, Vol. 26   In recent years, “diabetic…

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The Best and Worst Ideas for Open Wounds

Using the right open wound treatment can mean the difference…

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Treating Hard-to-Heal Wounds

An Evidence-Based Approach for DFU and Chronic Wounds   This…

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Emerging Treatment for Necrotizing Infections

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF), a 501c3 non-profit organization…

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The number of listings vary from day to day: Wound…

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Compression therapy for venous leg ulcers

Compression therapy is the mainstay of treatment of venous leg…

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The International Wound Infection Institute (IWII) is an organisation of…

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Foot Sensation Testing in the Patient With Diabetes

Abstract: Introduction. Sensory testing of patients with diabetes is an integral part…

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A clinical evaluation of manuka honey dressings for chronic wounds

This study reviews the literature on manuka honey and presents…

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The Heels Trial – heel costs for ulcers of the heel in diabetes

Professor Fran Game – The Heels Trial – heel costs for…

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Pressure Injury Prevention, Is It All About Protein?

by Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RDN, FAND   The National…

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Living with a Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Patient Perspective: An Interview with Robert S. Meyer by Janet…

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Novel Approach to Chronic Wounds

Presentation on self-adaptive technology by Dr. Alex M. Reyzelman, the…

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Flow-through Instillation of Hypochlorous Acid in the Treatment of Necrotizing Fasciitis

Abstract: Introduction. Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rare and rapidly progressing…

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High-above-knee open amputation due to necrotising fasciitis

Necrotising fasciitis is a rare but serious bacterial infection of…

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Mirragen Info Video

Mirragen Info Video from Ibsen Torres on Vimeo.

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Missouri university inventors have new creation to heal chronic wounds

ROLLA, Mo.–There’s a new way to heal chronic wounds that’s…

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HBOT, sham procedure lead to similar wound healing rates

Adults with diabetes and chronic lower limb wounds randomly assigned…

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Roles of alternative activation of macrophages phenotypes in normal wound healing

Normal wound healing process is characterized by highly organized controlled…

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Study to Explore the Impact of Simulating Extreme Obesity on Health Care Professionals ….

Extremely obese patients pose significant challenges for those who strive…

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Can Lactic Acid Bacteria Speed Wound Healing?

David G. Armstrong DPM MD PhD Researchers are showing faster…

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Thoughts on Cross Contamination in Wound Care

by Michel H.E. Hermans, MD A recent article in Mayo…

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Electrical Stimulation for Pressure Injuries: A Health Technology Assessment

Background Pressure injuries (bedsores) are common and reduce quality of…

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Peripheral arterial disease and the diabetic foot

In peripheral arterial disease (PAD), atherosclerotic vessels in the periphery…

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The very first episode …

In October 2017 Craig found himself in England for 2…

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Combating Biofilms In The Chronic Wound

Given the complexity of biofilm in lower extremity wounds, these…

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Robert J. Snyder, DPM, CWS explains the Importance of Debridement

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Wound Temperature and Healing

You’ve probably heard that it’s important to keep wounds moist…

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FIVE NEW REGULATIONS TO WATCH FOR IN 2018: CMS REIMBURSEMENT

As the end-of-year countdown begins, we’re looking at changes that…

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THE CYBER SPACE OF THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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A review of the scientific evidence for biofilms in wounds

Both chronic and acute dermal wounds are susceptible to infection…

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Dr. Bill Costerton: Diagnosing and Treating Biofilm Infections

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Plasma Treatment Continues to Evolve in Wound Healing

The German company COLDPLASMATECH specializes in using plasma to treat…

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$70,000 Amputation or $250 Offloading Procedure

Please choose one Easy choice right? Not for the Government…

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Biofilm Based Wound Care

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Biofilms and Inflammation in Chronic Wounds

Abstract Significance The incidence, cost, morbidity, and mortality associated with…

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Researchers observe ‘paramedic’ ants treating their injured

IVORY COAST, Africa —Researchers observed a species of insect that…

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Researchers are Creating an App to Track and Analyze Chronic Wounds

With a $1.6 million award from the National Institutes of…

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TIME to face the challenge of wound infection

Complex wounds, Events, Infection | Schulke TIME to face the…

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NEW WOUND CARE CERTIFICATE COURSE

This course is ideal for beginners or anyone looking to…

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Wound Care Advantage Introduces the First Referral Source Algorithm in the …

SIERRA MADRE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The prevalence of chronic wounds in the…

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Innovative therapies for treating wounds

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UniSA research flying towards healing chronic wounds

The same gene which enables flies to fly could hold…

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I Survived Necrotizing Fasciitis

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100 Years of Bedsores: How Much Have We Learned?

ABSTRACT Just over 100 years ago, an article was published…

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A Journey of a Thousand Steps to #ActAgainstAmputation

Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in North…

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Iran Unveils Indigenous Polymer Wound Care Dressing

Iranian scientists have managed to produce an artificial vessel and…

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New! 37,000 Wound Care Jobs

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A peek under the Cast a Total Contact Casting Primer

a Total Contact Casting Primer with Dr. Michael Miller (A…

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Altered macrophage phenotypes impair wound healing

One of the defining features of chronic wounds is their…

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Texas Health Plano Saving More Limbs with Non-Traditional Procedure

More than two million Americans are living as amputees, and…

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How To Ensure Effective Offloading With Total Contact Casting

I recently had the opportunity to speak at a dinner…

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Medicare Changes That May Affect You (Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia)

The Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for Jurisdiction J (Tennessee, Alabama,…

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Managing chronic venous leg ulcers

what’s the latest evidence?   Chronic venous leg ulcers (CVLUs)…

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Spend a Minute, Save a Life

Inlow’s 60-Second Diabetic Foot Screen   Boulton states that “throughout…

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Acute and Impaired Wound Healing

Pathophysiology and Current Methods for Drug Delivery, Part 1: Normal…

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Topical Nystatin Treatment for Candida Infection

Abstract Introduction. Wound infection is an important cause of nonhealing…

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Scientists Create New Self-Repairing Material

While some people might think comic books are a fun…

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Moist Wound Healing video AAWC

Moist Wound Healing presented by Renee Cordrey, PT, PhD(c), MSPT,…

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Venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic neuropathic ulcers, pressure …

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis?   Leg ulcers are…

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Assessing footwear in patients with diabetes

Inappropriate footwear is the most common source of trauma in patients with…

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Stratatech Begins Test of Engineered Skin for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Stratatech is moving forward with tests of a genetically engineered…

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Ancor Announces Joint Venture with Advanced Tissue

Rock, Arkansas-based Advanced Tissue, the leader in providing third-party reimbursable…

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Wound Care Manual and Clinical Guidelines for Nurses

When faced with a complex instance of wound care, many…

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Conducting Your HIPAA-Required Security Risk Assessment

A company based in the state of Pennsylvania that develops…

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SIGNS OF WOUND INFECTION THAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

Wound infection is such a common condition and presents so often…

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Hyperbaric oxygen add-on may not aid wound healing in diabetes

The addition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to standard care did…

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Mathematics Used to Improve Wound Healing

Chandan Sen, a research professor in the surgery department at…

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Guidelines for safe negative-pressure wound therapy

Since its introduction almost 20 years ago, negative-pressure wound therapy…

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Inflammation in Chronic Wounds

Non-healing chronic wounds present a major biological, psychological, social, and…

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Self-sealing miniature ‘wound’ created by engineers

Biomedical engineers have developed a miniature self-sealing model system for…

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Reducing infection in chronic leg ulcers with an activated carbon cloth dressing

Chronic wounds are likely to have an increased bioburden, which…

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Unexpected helpers in wound healing

Nerve cells in the skin help wounds to heal. When…

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Total Contact Cast Use in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease

As the majority of diabetic foot ulcerations (DFUs) occur on…

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CERTIFIED WOUND CARE PROFESSIONALS IN THE IN-HOME HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

In-home health care is increasingly on the rise. Research shows…

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Cell signals that trigger wound healing are surprisingly complex

In a sharp and pointy world, wound healing is a…

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Atypical Wounds: Causes and Management

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Wet to Dry Dressings – there are better options

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DermaStream CST for Active Wound Management

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Technology for Improved Wound Management

How can your organization improve wound outcomes while decreasing costs?…

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What you need to know about transparent film dressings

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True impact of diabetic foot ulcers

The prognosis for people with an infected diabetic foot ulcer…

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Discuss the #HBOT features the latest in advanced treatment for non-healing wounds…

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Wound Documentation Dos & Don’ts

Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice guide nurses1 and other members of the…

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New technology for accelerated wound healing discovered

Researchers have found a new way of accelerating wound healing.…

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Hollister Inc. shifts away from wound care

Hollister Inc. on Feb. 2 announced its decision to divest…

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Grant Funds Development of Wound Healing Glove

A group of researchers from the University of Texas at…

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Diabetic foot ulcers heal faster with probiotic supplementation

Findings from a randomized controlled trial revealed that patients with a…

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Green Fluorescent Protein Helps Therapeutic Proteins …..

Researchers from Harvard University seem to have created a method…

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Seeking Advice Can Be The Foundation of Optimal Wound Care

I purchased a rental home that needed an extensive renovation…

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Effective Wound Dressing Securement for Infection Prevention

In order to promote rapid healing, improve patient comfort and…

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Venous Ulcers: The Evidence for Intervention

Even with optimal treatment of venous ulcers, healing may be…

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The Death of the Kennedy Terminal Ulcer

The concept of the Kennedy Terminal Ulcer (KTU) has been…

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International Conference on Wound Care, Tissue Repair and Regenerative Medicine…

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New Technologies in Wound Care – Fully Synthetic Matrices

In this podcast episode, Stephen G. Bergquist, MD, CWSP, discusses…

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New Negative Pressure Wound Care Device from Smith & Nephew

At the ongoing American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting…

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How to Measure a Wound

How to Measure a Wound presented by Nurse Practitioner Wound…

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Medicare reimbursement for hyperbaric oxygen therapy

In an atmosphere of changing reimbursement, it’s important to understand…

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The Future of Wound Healing: Autologous Patient Gels

Seems like yesterday that those of us with gaping lacerations…

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Wound Healing Sped Up by Patient’s Own Platelets

The University of Cincinnati is reporting that a team of…

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When and how to culture a chronic wound

Chronic wound infections are a significant healthcare burden, contributing to…

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New Biocompatible Hydrogel for Wound Healing

Researchers at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital engineered a new…

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Enzymatic debridement: No perfect solution yet

A recently published study on procedures for determining the effectiveness…

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5 Questions to Consider Before Launching Your New Hospital-Based Wound Care Program

Opening a wound clinic is not without its risks and…

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How to assess wound exudate

Exudate (drainage), a liquid produced by the body in response…

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Topical gel containing blood pressure drugs shown effective in healing chronic wounds …

Topical Gel Made From Oral Blood Pressure Drugs Shown Effective…

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New Study, Same Conclusion …

New Study, Same Conclusion. It is time to take another…

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The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation was incorporated…

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Injectable gel holds promise as wound-healing material

  A research team led by UCLA biomolecular engineers and…

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Diabetic Ulcer Debridement….

 Originally appears to be a typical looking callus on…

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Medicare Spending on Wound Care: The First Comprehensive Study

Did you ever wonder how much it really costs to…

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Wound Documentation and Measurement with WoundZoom

Does your facility have a system in place for wound…

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Probiotic supplementation aids wound healing in diabetic foot ulcer

Patients with a diabetic foot ulcer who received probiotic supplementation…

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Lower Extremity Amputation and Reamputation Predictors ….

Review: Lower Extremity Amputation and Reamputation Predictors in Patients with…

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FDA approves shock wave device for treatment of diabetic foot ulcers

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted the marketing…

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Assessing Stress During Wound Care

Review: Assessing Stress During Wound Care in Real-Time Using Wearable…

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SANUWAVE Announces Exhibition at SAWC

  SUWANEE, Ga., Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SANUWAVE Health,…

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Tissue Analytics raises $5M to make wound care more efficient

There’s a problem in healthcare when it comes to quality…

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MolecuLight i:X in Action

The MolecuLight i:X Imaging Device allows clinicians to quickly, safely,…

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How Technology Is Supporting Smarter Wound Care

Smart bandage technology is something I’ve touched on a few…

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This advanced CME course aims to inform clinicians and researchers…

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HIIN Brings Advanced Wound Care Training To …

Donna Meador has been a nurse for over 30 years.…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Off-loading: The Gap Between Evidence and …

  Diabetic Foot Ulcer Off-loading: The Gap Between Evidence and…

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Should Patients Buy Offloading Footwear From You?

It is a challenging, common situation: wound care patients require…

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Ten years ago, when Wound Clinic Business began, nearly all…

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Reexamining The Gold Standard For Offloading Of DFUs

Although the total contact cast can be effective for offloading…

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Will Mobile Apps Bring Wound Care Technology to the “Cutting Edge”?

For wound care providers and other clinicians, 2017 continued to…

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NAWCO Initiates Wound Care Certification Internationally

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — National Alliance…

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Wound care company introduces new technology

Swift Medical has introduced Swift AutoDepth technology, which lets clinicians…

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Research reveals the true impact of diabetic foot ulcers

The prognosis for people with an infected diabetic foot ulcer…

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Assessing Wound Depth with Smartphone Sensors

A new technological capability enables clinicians to gauge wound depth…

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Wound Care Startup Could Reduce Home Health Time

A biomedical engineer and a health care entrepreneur have teamed…

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Healogics, Inc. Names David Bassin as New Chief Executive Officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced…

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OnCourse Learning Acquires Leading Wound Care Training Company

Wound Care Education Institute will provide expanded offerings to healthcare…

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State of the Art Hydrogels for Wound Care and ….

State of the Art Hydrogels for Wound Care and Drug…

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How to apply a Total Contact Cast

 This video demonstrates the application of the 901MF-WH Total…

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What Are Bacterial Biofilms? A Six Minute Montage

This is a six-minute video clip: a four minute montage…

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Imbed Biosciences prepares to start selling its wound healing dressing …

Imbed Biosciences, a young Fitchburg company that has developed an…

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Biofilm and Wound Healing

Composition of Biofilm Biofilm is a complex microbial community containing self-…

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This Is Wound Care, the Coolest Specialty in Health Care

There are three little words in health care that without…

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WCC Recertification: It’s Easier Than You Think

Earning your Wound Care Certified® (WCC®) credential is one of…

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SAWC Fall

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The Miller-Newgent Amputation Scale

A comprehensive scoring system to evaluate patient-centered risk factors regarding…

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Demand for wound specialists

Are you considering wound certification? Perhaps you are wondering why…

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Parable Technology for Wound Care Interview …

Parable is a software platform that allows doctors and home…

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2018 Texas Regional Conference  

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Mölnlycke Partners With Tissue Analytics to Simplify Chronic Wound Care

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ –Mölnlycke, a world-leading medical solutions…

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Malpractice or Obesity: Can a 276-Pound Patient Heal a Pressure Injury?

Obesity presents challenges to wound healing, but with knowledge and…

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Electrochemical project wins Defense Innovation Award

  A team of WSU researchers was awarded the Defense…

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Five benefits of wound education

  As you know, the need for wound certification is…

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Low-intensity workouts help wound healing for diabetics

Low-power exercise may be the key to speeding wound healing…

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Mobile unit shows off telemedicine for VA patients

The lasers scanned across the large wound in the heel…

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Role of Omega3 – Can Activate Anti-inflammatory…

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kerecis, the…

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Mobile Wound App Captures Patient Wound Data Faster ….

WoundWise IQ, a leader in capturing and analyzing wound care…

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Chronic Wound Factors and Management Strategies

What is a chronic wound? What changes must happen within…

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Organogenesis Highlights Latest Wound Care Research…..

For the first time since the recent acquisition of NuTech…

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Awarded first place in the ‘2016 AJN Book of the…

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Invention aims at providing cost-efficient wound care globally

Undergraduate team led by fourth-year Engineering student Ashwinraj Karthikeyan emphasizes…

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Molecular Methods to ID Unusual Pathogens in Wound Care

CogenDx recently launched a molecular testing product that it hopes…

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Alliqua Announces Purchase Agreement with Celularity

Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALQA) (“Alliqua or the “Company”), a regenerative…

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Using mechanical forces to improve wound healing

“To some degree when you do an operation it’s much…

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Alliqua BioMedical Buys Celularity Inc.’s Wound Care Business

Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALQA) today announced a definitive agreement with…

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Imbed Bio raises $1.6M for Infection Preventing Dressing

Imbed Biosciences has raised a funding round of nearly $1.6…

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AAWC Recognizes 2017 Corporate Sponsors

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Association for…

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SANUWAVE to market the dermaPACE® System

Suwanee, GA – January 2, 2018 – SANUWAVE Health, Inc.…

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Malnutrition and Pressure Injuries

Nutrition and Pressure Injury Healing Current literature has identified more…

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S&N’s Device Images Bacteria in Wounds

Smith & Nephew’s MolecuLight iX is designed to detect bacteria…

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Prescient Surgical wins FDA nod for CleanCision wound retraction system

Surgical device spin-out Prescient Surgical said today it won FDA…

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How to turn clinicians into makers

In hospitals in North and South America, nurses are hacking…

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Breakthrough in Digital Wound Measurement

eKare Inc., a provider of digital wound management platform, announces…

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What Are Biofilms?

Identifying and managing biofilms have become two of the most…

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Bio-ConneKt Wound Dressing

The purpose of this study is to assess the performance…

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Adimarket announces agreement with Alolotl Biologix

Adimarket, a subsidiary of Global Stem Cells Group, has announced…

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