Tag: cx 2019

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The management pathway of surgical wounds healing by secondary intention

At the Charing Cross Symposium (15–18 April 2019, London, UK), Ian Chetter (Hull, UK) presented on the pathway from assessment to treatment for patients...

iWounds Workshop debut at CX 2019

The 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 15–18 April, London, UK) saw the introduction of a new strand of care with the debut of the...

The increasing importance of interdisciplinary wound care

Keith Harding advocates for the increased involvement of medical staff in the treatment of patients with wound healing difficulties, as the number of chronic...

The benefit of early ankle-brachial pressure index measurement for vascular wound...

CX Executive Board member Una Adderley (Wakefield, UK), director of the National Wound Care Strategy Programme for the National Health Service (NHS) England, spoke...
Alun Davies and venous ulcerations

“Urgent action is required for patients with venous ulceration”

Despite what current guidelines denote, and in addition to the emergence of data supporting the early intervention of venous ulceration, Alun Davies (London, UK)...

Diagnostic biomarkers and fluorescence imaging may have the potential to advance...

“A lot more bacteria than anticipated” have been discovered on wounds in a patient cohort consisting of 89% venous leg ulcers, and using fluorescence imaging...

Measuring success in venous ulcer healing: “Ambiguous and difficult to define”

Defining success in venous ulcer healing, and for all chronic wounds, remains a nebulous concept—with no consensus on what constitutes a successful outcome. Dave...