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  1. Award-winning flowable wound matrix launched in Europe
    Award-winning flowable wound matrix launched in Europe

    Integra® Lifescience has received European Union (EU) CE Mark certification for its Integra® Flowable Wound Matrix.

  2. Innovative compression system for venous leg ulcers is now available on prescription
    Innovative compression system for venous leg ulcers is now available on prescription

    The Juxta CURES system is a simple device that offers measurable graduated compression for the treatment of venous leg ulcers in the gaiter region. It is easy to apply and includes a built-in pressure guide, allowing patients to self-manage at home. It can...

  3. European-wide study to assess new treatment for diabetic foot ulcers
    European-wide study to assess new treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

    The Explorer study, launched by Urgo Medical, is a large, double-blind, randomised controlled trial on the use of UrgoStart® Contact in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). The primary outcome of this prospective, multi-centre trial is wound closure.

  4. Woundcare4Heroes runs trauma programme
    Woundcare4Heroes runs trauma programme

    Woundcare4Heroes, a UK charity that supports the NHS in providing lifelong care for those discharged from the Armed Forces, has been asked by the Trauma Care charity to develop a full-day programme at the 14th International Trauma Care conference to be held...

  5. New campaign promotes leg health awareness
    New campaign promotes leg health awareness

    Activa Healthcare has recently launched a new campaign to raise awareness of leg health featuring the support of TV personality, health ambassador and a vice-president of the Patients Association, Angela Rippon.

  6. Can you spare 15 minutes to share your expertise in wound care?
    Can you spare 15 minutes to share your expertise in wound care?

    An online survey is available for healthcare professionals to share their expertise on antimicrobial treatments in wound care management, with particular emphasis on the application of honey.

  7. New pressure ulcer education resources launched
    New pressure ulcer education resources launched

    Direct Healthcare Services, UK manufacturer of pressure care products, has launched a new educational website and opened a customer training facility at their South Wales office.

  8. Complimentary event on eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers
    Complimentary event on eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers

    Wounds UK is proud to present a complimentary one-day event on 19 March 2013 focusing on how to achieve national targets for eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers.

  9. Earlobe probes may increase risk of pressure ulcers
    Earlobe probes may increase risk of pressure ulcers

    Patients experiencing low-perfusion states may be at risk of developing pressure ulcers on their earlobes if pulse oximeter probes are used to monitor their haemoglobin saturation.

  10. Two new CPD E-Academy modules launched on Wounds UK
    Two new CPD E-Academy modules launched on Wounds UK

    November 2012 Volume 8 Issue 4

    Two new modules on pressure ulcer prevention and maintaining skin integrity have been launched on the Wounds UK E-Academy.