Case Studies

Series of case reports

  1. Case series evaluation: ACTISORB Silver 220 in practice
    Case series evaluation: ACTISORB Silver 220 in practiceVIEW PDF

    ACTISORB Silver 220 may be useful in managing malodour and bacterial burden and the associated signs in a variety of wounds, including friable/overgranulated tissue, percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy tubes, malignant/palliative wounds, necrotic toes and fungal...

  2. Use of a cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practice
    Use of a cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practiceVIEW PDF

    Infection is the single most important contributory factor in delayed wound healing. Polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial substance that has been used for 60 years in a wide range of medical and non-medical applications. It...

  3. Case series evaluation: Using SILVERCEL® Non–Adherent in wound infections
    Case series evaluation: Using SILVERCEL® Non–Adherent in wound infectionsVIEW PDF

    Wound infection is a major cause of delayed healing and may produce symptoms, such as malodour and pain, which distress patients and are a challenge for clinicians to manage. This supplement explores wound infection, assessment and antimicrobial dressing...

  4. A targeted approach to complex wounds: a case study evaluation
    A targeted approach to complex wounds: a case study evaluationVIEW PDF

    Although delayed healing appears to be common, it is frequently not recognised at an early stage and can pose a major problem. The early detection of key factors responsible for delayed healing (eg infection and elevated protease activity) and management using...

  5. The use of skin barrier films in patients with moisture lesions: clinical evaluation of LBF No Sting Barrier Film
    The use of skin barrier films in patients with moisture lesions: clinical evaluation of LBF No Sting Barrier FilmVIEW PDF

    A clinical guide to tissue damage associated with excessive moisture and evaluation of the use of LBF No Sting Barrier Film using a case-study approach.

  6. A next generation foam AQUACEL® Foam Dressing
    A next generation foam AQUACEL® Foam DressingVIEW PDF

    This debate, coupled with the identified potential to further enhance the performance capabilities of foam dressings, has driven the development of a new foam dressing incorporating Hydrofiber® Technology aimed at extending the use of foam dressings across...

  7. Case reports using Silflex® soft silicone wound contact dressing
    Case reports using Silflex® soft silicone wound contact dressingVIEW PDF

    Case reports using Silflex®

  8. Case series evaluation: the use of Durafiber on exuding wounds
    Case series evaluation: the use of Durafiber on exuding woundsVIEW PDF

    This article presents a series of case studies into the efficacy of a new dressing that seeks to control wound exudate, as well as reducing pain on removal and increasing conformability.

  9. Allevyn Ag case reports
    Allevyn Ag case reportsVIEW PDF

    The case reports in this document were conducted in line with the principles of best practice and demonstrate how silver dressings can be effectively used to manage both infection/symptoms and to promote healing in a varied group of patients.

  10. Case reports using Mepitel® One wound contact dressing with Safetac® technology
    Case reports using Mepitel® One wound contact dressing with Safetac® technologyVIEW PDF

    The following case reports produced by the Department of Tissue Viability at Grampian NHS, Aberdeen, were carried out to evaluate the performance of Mepitel One when used to treat a selection of patients with chronic wounds of varying aetiology, some in hard-to-dress...