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Pilot study: haemoglobin spray in the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers

Wounds cannot heal without oxygen. In fact, healing wounds demand more oxygen than healthy tissue — yet chronic wounds are often at least partly due to vascular insufficiency. A novel spray aims to make use of haemogolobin, the transport molecule for oxygen...

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Managing viscous exudate – take our survey now

Managing viscous exudate – take our survey now

Read about the challenges of managing viscous exudate in a new article published on Wounds International by Vowden et al and take a new 9-question survey from Wounds UK. This seeks to understand the challenges posed by thick and viscous exudate, practitioners'...

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Lymphoedema Awareness Week, 2-6 March 2015

Lymphoedema Awareness Week, 2-6 March 2015

International Lymphoedema Awareness Day is on 6 March, 2015 and the British Lymphology Society is celebrating 30 years with the 'Pearls of Wisdom' campaign: Save the NHS £100 for every £1 spent on lymphoedema treatments.

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mediven mondi® made-to-measure tights & one-legged panty – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription

mediven mondi® made-to-measure tights & one-legged panty – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription

Due to popular demand medi UK have expanded their range of made-to-measure available on FP10/GP10.

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Wound care: the challenge of balancing three different needs.

Wound care: the challenge of balancing three different needs.

Symposium presentations filmed at Wounds UK Harrogate 2014.

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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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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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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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