Study pinpoints risk factors for extreme skin fragility in older adults
Dec 21, 2021
More than a quarter of older patients examined in a rehab facility were found to have dermatoporosis, or dangerously fragile skin. Four key factors were associated with higher odds of having the condition,...
Venous leg ulcers heal faster with early surgery vs. compression, trial shows
Sep 24, 2020
A compression-first approach that deferred ablation surgery led to slower-healing wounds and a 60% higher rate of ulcer recurrence, the study found.
Chronic skin ulcers are among top comorbid conditions associated with dementia, researchers find
May 14, 2014
Chronic skin ulcers and heart issues are among the comorbidities that are significantly linked with the presence of dementia, according to recently published research findings.