Researchers at the University of Arkansas are using autofluorescence, the naturally occurring omission of light by cells, to diagnose and monitor chronic skin wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers and pressure wounds.
A new wound dressing uses a patient’s body movement to create gentle electrical pulses that stimulate healing.
We need to implement a pressure injury prevention and treatment program. I’m overwhelmed. Can you suggest where to start?
As telemedicine becomes an increasingly intriguing option for nursing homes, Curavi Health Inc. announced last month that it had purchased TripleCare.
Whether politically, professionally or culturally, did any new year approach with less subtlety than 2019? Usually, these calendar-turns sneak up in velvet slippers, and what masquerades as new is mostly more of the old.
Despite laws passed in 32 states requiring health insurance coverage and payments to virtual medical providers, most American adults still receive care from physicians in person rather than via remote technology, according to a research letter published in the November JAMA.
ILLINOIS — After volunteers spent days during the summer decorating windows at a vacant nursing home, the building burned in a December fire.
Few issues can throw a senior care provider off center more than the unexpected retirement of a valued nursing director, the loss of a beloved nursing aide to an outside employer, or a series of futile efforts to attract talent.