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Pressure ulcers: avoidable or otherwise?

Clinical experience and published evidence indicates that in all ‘at-risk’ patients, there exists a complex combination of pathologies that contribute to the development of a pressure ulcer (PU). In some instances, these complex processes result in the...

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WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014

WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014

At the 2014 MediWales awards the award for the NHS’ Collaboration with a Welsh Company, was presented to Aneurin Bevan Health Board for the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre which is funded by the NHS and Welsh Government to lead on wound healing within the...

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Launch of Allpresan® Diabetic Foot Cream for heel to toe protection

Launch of Allpresan® Diabetic Foot Cream for heel to toe protection

Neubourg Pharma UK has announced the launch of Allpresan Diabetic Foot Foam Cream. This has been clinically formulated to treat and prevent dry cracked skin and calluses on diabetic feet.

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Survey: the role of the tissue viability nurse

Survey: the role of the tissue viability nurse

We would like to know your views on tissue viability.

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BSN medical acquires Sorbion to strengthen its position in Wound Care

BSN medical acquires Sorbion to strengthen its position in Wound Care

BSN medical has taken another significant step to strengthen its portfolio in the highly attractive Wound Care market by acquiring Sorbion, a specialised technology company, focussing on products for the treatment of chronic wounds.

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TLC Dressings Made Easy

TLC Dressings Made Easy

The normal wound healing process is fragile and can be interrupted at any stage, leading to a potential delay in wound closure. Dressings that incorporate a lipidocolloid (TLC) healing matrix can support and maintain a moist wound healing environment to aid...

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Accurate pressure ulcer assessment

Accurate pressure ulcer assessment

Pressure ulcer (PU) assessment can be a challenge, particularly when the wound cannot be fully visualised. Mechanical debridement with Debrisoft can be used by practitioners across competency levels and can help fulfil this key need in practice.

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Leg Ulcer Quick Guide

Leg Ulcer Quick Guide

A one-size-fits-all approach no longer suits practice. Using a holistic approach to treat the patient helps address the issues that impede optimised outcomes and cost minimisation. This Quick Guide provides a practical tool for selecting the most appropriate...

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Selecting Compression Quick Guide

Selecting Compression Quick Guide

This Quick Guide examines at the patient and clinical factors, and the therapy goals to determine the most appropriate therapeutic compression choice for for each patient. Hosiery and bandaging types are delineated, and tips for optimising concordance are...

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Principles of wound management in paediatric patients

Principles of wound management in paediatric patients

This is the fist edition of Best practice statement: Principles of wound management in paediatric patients. It seeks to explain, in accessible and meaningful language, the rationale for application of wound care knowledge in paediatric patients with wounds.

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Larval debridement therapy: vascular  wound management

Larval debridement therapy: vascular wound management

Lower limb ulcers (LLU) are a common manifestation of long-standing vascular disease and may be exacerbated by trauma or dependency. Ulcers can be grouped according to the underlying aetiology with approximately 76% due to venous disease, 22% due to arterial...

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