3M™ Cavilon™ Advanced Skin Protectant is a new, high-endurance skin protectant designed to stop, reverse and prevent the damaging effects of moderate to severe incontinence associated dermatitis.
‘Washing without water’ is more efficient and improves outcomes versus traditional bed bathing,...
Aug 18, 2014
Nursing homes could save money and improve resident skin care by using disposable wash gloves rather than giving traditional soap-and-water bed baths, according to results from a study in the Netherlands.
Exploring and implementing the 3 Cs of skin and wound care
Mar 19, 2014
All clinicians can fall into one or more categories labeled preventer, predictor and promoter, but I suggest each has a primary role in skin and wound care and wound healing.
QAPI: Avoiding the cost of non-compliance
Dec 06, 2013
An initiative that should be top of mind for facilities is the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI), an extension of the Affordable Care Act that is focused on improving quality of care...
Ask the care expert … about fecal containment systems
Aug 01, 2013
Are you aware of any type of fecal containment system that may assist us with very loose stools that keep contaminating sacral ulcers?
New skin-healing findings may benefit LTC residents
Mar 02, 2013
French researchers recently identified the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in maintaining skin cells and skin healing in advanced years. The discovery could lead to new innovations in wound...
Mar 01, 2013
Providers with proactive approaches to catching wound development early find the most success. Foresight and diligence are needed to make it all work
Silverchair Learning Systems partners with DermaRite Industries
Apr 11, 2012
Silverchair Learning Systems has partnered with DermaRite to provide online skin care courses via Silverchair’s Learning Management System. The partnership offers skin-, and wound care- related information....