Topical gel boosts diabetic wound healing in late-stage clinical trial
May 15, 2023
Treatment with 14% esmolol hydrochloride gel resulted in significantly greater diabetic foot wound closure compared to standard wound care alone. Patients with conditions that impede healing also benefited,...
Blood pressure drugs could double as topical wound fix
Dec 06, 2017
A topical gel made from common blood pressure pills has been proven to speed the healing of chronic skin wounds in mice and pigs.
Ask the Treatment Expert about … skin integrity meetings
Nov 06, 2017
How can we make our skin integrity meetings proactive and prevent pressure injuries?
Dermarite releases supplements
Feb 18, 2015
DermaRite has released liquid protein supplements as part of its ProHeal line for wound recovery.
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Jan 28, 2015
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Penn researchers identify molecule related to diabetes and wounds
Ask the treatment expert … about measuring wounds
Rosalyn Jordan, RN, BSN, MSc, CWOCN, WCC
May 01, 2014
What is your advice about measuring wounds?
Noble Biomaterials renews relationship with KCI Manufacturing
Oct 15, 2013
Noble Biomaterials, Inc. announced it renewed an exclusive strategic relationship with KCI Manufacturing, an affiliate of Kinetic Concepts Inc., for the company’s V.A.C.® GranuFoam Silver® Dressing.
Something’s funny here: Newest treatments in wound care the focus of WOCN conference
Jun 02, 2011
Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, perhaps better known widely as “Dr. Humor,” will be the keynote speaker Sunday at the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society 43rd Annual Conference in New Orleans. Robertshaw,...
Nursing home employees offer help in Haiti
Jan 26, 2010
Seeing the devastation in Haiti “was emotionally destroying for me,” said Ginette Sangosse, assistant director of nursing for the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services in Bronx, NY. Sangosse,...