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Urgo Foundation: DFU Award 2015

Urgo Foundation: DFU Award 2015

The Urgo Foundation diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) award is granted every year to health care professionals who have innovative ideas, initiatives and practices for the prevention and management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Projects may be submitted by any healthcare...

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Applying the Alphabet to Venous Leg Ulcer Management

Applying the Alphabet to Venous Leg Ulcer Management

A new, alphabet-based approach to managing venous leg ulcers (VLUs) and encouraging the wider adoption of compression therapy has been recommended by an internationally-recognised group of clinical experts in venous disease. The consensus document, ‘Simplifying...

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Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards

Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards

Excellence in wound care was recognised and rewarded at the Mölnlycke Health Care Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards lunch, held in London on the 27th May 2015. Dr David Foster, Director of the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Policy...

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Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2015

Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2015

Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2015 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre.

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Diabetics giving amputations the boot

Diabetics giving amputations the boot

Diabetics once facing the prospect of amputation to their lower limbs due to the effects of foot ulcers are now back on their feet thanks to a new technology.

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Editor's picks

Cuticell Contact: Making the Case

Cuticell Contact: Making the Case

Wound contact dressings are single layer, very thin and flexible. This Making the Case focuses on the clinical, economic and patient benefits of using Cuticell Contact in practice and the rationale for dressing selection.

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Quick Guide: Innovations in Pressure Redistribution

Quick Guide: Innovations in Pressure Redistribution

This Quick Guide focuses on the assessment of at risk areas and the implementation of innovative strategies for prevention of heel pressure ulcers. In particular, it looks at how design can aid pressure redistribution for improved care.

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Quick Guide: Mepilex XT

Quick Guide: Mepilex XT

Mepilex XT is a soft, conformable foam dressing designed to transfer exudate rapidly into the absorbent foam pad. Safetac technology seals the wound edges, preventing leakage and subsequent periwound maceration, while minimising the risk of pain and wound...

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