Tag: wound care

Venita Chandra ACWHTR

Outpatient wound care centre at Stanford University has “positive impact” on...

There is a growing need for wound care amid higher rates of chronic wounds—somewhere in the vicinity of five to seven million in the...

Wound care specialisation: where are we now?

The impact of chronic wounds—a global “healthcare problem”—is felt by patients and the medical community, yet there is limited education on the management of...
wound-care-house-of-commons

House of Commons debates the importance of a national wound care...

A member of the UK parliament has emphasised the need for a national wound care strategy during a recent debate in the House of...
Karen Bauer discusses the wound care limb salvage track

C3 2019: Wound care and why it is a “huge and...

 Karen Bauer (Toledo, USA) discusses the wound care limb salvage track at C3 which offered the “opportunity for clinicians from multiple disciplines to get...
diabetic foot oxygen theraphy

Thousands of diabetic foot ulcer patients could benefit from topical oxygen...

An Expert Panel report published in The Diabetic Foot Journal has recommended a new treatment algorithm for topical oxygen therapy in patients with diabetic foot...

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...
UrgoStart dressing

Urgo Medical announces NICE recommendation of UrgoStart for diabetic and venous...

The UK's National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance recommending UrgoStart wound dressings (Urgo Medical) for treatment of diabetic...

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...

NICE Endorses PICO negative pressure wound dressings for closed surgical incisions

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released new recommendations for use of the PICO negative pressure wound dressing (Smith...