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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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mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)

mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)

medi UK have added another quality product, mediven esprit armsleeve to their range of made-to-measure available on prescription.

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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

Quick guide: Octenilin® range

Quick guide: Octenilin® range

Effective cleansing is a basic principle of modern wound management and is part of the process of wound bed preparation (WBP). The octenilin range of solutions for effective cleansing provides a means by which to achieve all-important WBP. With a decision-making...

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Quick Guide: Managing high-viscocity exudate

Quick Guide: Managing high-viscocity exudate

Managing high-viscosity exudate is not the same as managing high-volume exudate. To help clinicians better assess patients, define exudate and choose an appropriate dressing, this Quick Guide presents a new decision-making pathway that incorporates the principles...

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Dressings for pressure ulcer prevention Made Easy

Dressings for pressure ulcer prevention Made Easy

A growing body of research suggests dressings are a useful, cost-effective addition to a holistic PU-prevention regimen. In particular, application of multi-layered soft silicone foam dressings for the prevention of sacral and heel PUs provides a statistically...

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Quick Guide: Nanova Therapy System

Quick Guide: Nanova Therapy System

The Nanova Therapy System enhances an easy-to-use, absorbent dressing by combining it with negative pressure wound therapy, to aid in the effective management of hard-to-heal wounds. This Quick Guide describes the use of Nanova Therapy System (including patient...

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Debrisoft Making the Case

Debrisoft Making the Case

The Debrisoft monofilament debridement pad (Activa Healthcare) is a sterile, single-use pad for use on adults and children to remove devitalised tissue, debris, and hyperkeratotic skin in or around acute or chronic wounds and affecting the skin more widely....

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Softform Premier Active 2 Making the Case

Softform Premier Active 2 Making the Case

A cost-efficiency model was developed to overcome significant costs spent in one NHS Trust on rental of dynamic mattresses for pressure ulcer (PU) care. This model supports the use of Softform Premier Active 2 Hybrid Support Surface (Invacare) in the management...

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