Amy Novotney

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Improving venous leg ulcer outcomes

When healthcare professionals provide clear, tailored exercise and education to adults with venous leg ulcers, the patients are more likely to engage in regular exercise — which can improve outcomes.

New skin patch helps keep diabetic foot ulcers at bay

New skin patch helps keep diabetic foot ulcers at bay

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a drug delivered through a skin patch that not only helps diabetic foot ulcers heal faster, but prevents the wounds from recurring.

Silver-coated catheters reduce CAUTIs

Switching from a standard urinary catheter to one that's silver-alloy and hydrogel-coated cut symptomatic catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in half, according to a study led by James Lederer, M.D., vice president of clinical improvement at Novant Health in North Carolina.

Liquid bandage heals wound by taking SMART approach

Liquid bandage heals wound by taking SMART approach

International researchers have teamed up to create a liquid bandage that maps oxygen concentrations in skin wounds.

Improved voice recognition may be a boon for providers

Improved voice recognition may be a boon for providers

Scientists are working to teach computers to recognize not only words but also the myriad meanings, subtleties and attitudes those words can convey.

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