Wounds

Dressings provide an alternative to NPWT

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When it comes to treating chronic lesions such as postsurgical or stage IV pressure ulcers, one of the most effective treatments is negative pressure wound therapy.

Researchers ID helpful, harmful enzymes

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In a breakthrough discovery, University of Notre Dame researchers have identified enzymes that can harm or help the way that wounds heal.

Ask the treatment expert ... about identifying pressure ulcers

Ask the treatment expert ... about identifying pressure ulcers

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How do you deal with the age-old question "Is it a pressure ulcer or not?" Many healthcare professionals are frequently faced with the dilemma of how to document a reddened area on the buttocks, peri-rectal area or perineal area. Is this a pressure ulcer or is the underlying etiology totally different?

Ask the treatment expert ... how to manage painful wounds

Ask the treatment expert ... how to manage painful wounds

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We continue this month on how to manage painful wounds.

Ask the treatment expert ... about the relationship of pain and wounds

Ask the treatment expert ... about the relationship of pain and wounds

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How can we best identify pain associated with wounds?