ACS defends healthcare workers as PPE shortages lead to acrimony

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today leapt to the defense of healthcare workers who are heading to work in the face of increasing...
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Aroa responds to COVID-19 disruption by opening new US pathway for advanced wound treatment

According to a statement, soft tissue repair company Aroa Biosurgery is stepping up to support clinicians and their patients who are battling to treat...
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IWGDF responds to key questions on management of diabetic foot patients during COVID-19 pandemic

In the face of increasing pressure on healthcare systems, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF)—in collaboration...
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US podiatrists outline triage system and community care focus to combat COVID-19

“Our goal is to reduce the burden on the healthcare system by keeping patients safe, functional, and at home during the COVID-19 pandemic,” state...
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Clozex wound closure has potential to reduce avoidable emergency room visits

According to a statement, minor cuts and lacerations can be safely, quickly, and effectively treated at home with Clozex Medical innovative wound closures, reducing...

COVID-19: European Commission looking to postpone new MDR by one year

During a Q&A section of a European Commission (EC) college meeting on 25 March, EC spokesperson Stefan de Keersmaecker stated that the commission were looking to...
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Inferior wound dressings may contribute to NHS inefficiencies and reduced quality of life

Wound dressings in the UK are changed on average every three days, according to a new survey, conducted by the Journal of Community Nursing...
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Adapt clinical studies to alleviate impact of pandemic

A viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has offered potential solutions to modifying ongoing randomised clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. It...
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Randomised trial of skin cell suspension confirms efficacy for healing of venous ulcers

Use of autologous skin cell suspension (ASCS) in addition to compression has been shown to accelerate healing in large venous leg ulcers (VLUs), according...
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ACS releases triage guidance for wound care procedures during COVID-19 pandemic

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has announced the release of new clinical guidance for surgeons to curtail recommendations for elective surgical procedures, with...
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Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders highlight importance of wound care amid COVID-19 pandemic

In a statement from the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, a multidisciplinary trade association of physician specialty societies and clinical and patient associations, it...

CX 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 Charing Cross (CX) Symposium that was due to take place next month in London, UK, has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  In full,...
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Five-year review of Singapore primary care system demonstrates rising impact of chronic wounds

A five-year institutional population health review has revealed that there is a rising trend in the clinical and economic burden of wound care in...

Chronic venous insufficiency identified as a leading cause of lower extremity lymphoedema

A retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed with lower extremity lymphoedema, and treated in a cancer-affiliated physical therapy department, has found that chronic venous insufficiency...

Campaign launched to support development of new Lindsay Leg Club for lower limb ulcer...

The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation has launched a new fundraising campaign in partnership with the Aviva Community Fund, in a bid to raise money...
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