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Ten Top Tips... Understanding and managing wound biofilm

Ten Top Tips... Understanding and managing wound biofilm

Our understanding of the factors that delay wound healing continues to improve through advances in research into the microenvironment. There is now strong evidence that biofilm is present in the majority of chronic wounds.[1–4] The pathogenesis of biofilms...

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Latest videos

Webcast: Releasing resources for improved patient care

Webcast: Releasing resources for improved patient care

Chaired by Professor Keith Harding, this second webcast for 2014, continued our discussion of the importance of cost-effectiveness in wound management. Deborah Simon, UK discusses a new study that measures patient-centred outcomes to demonstrate potential...

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News

Patients undergoing surgery at high risk of pressure ulceration

Patients undergoing surgery at high risk of pressure ulceration

Pressure ulcer formation while in the OR increases the length of hospital stay and hospital costs [1]. When a surgical patient develops a pressure ulcer within 72 hours after his or her procedure, it most likely indicates that the ulcer occurred during surgery...

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Stepping up to customised  wound care

Stepping up to customised wound care

A one-hour symposium was held by Urgo Medical on Thursday 15th May 2014 at the annual European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Conference in Madrid, entitled ‘Stepping up to customised wound care’. The objective of the session was to highlight the...

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Events

11th Asia Pacific Conference on Diabetic Limbs, November 2014

11th Asia Pacific Conference on Diabetic Limbs, November 2014

This is an important regional conference highlighting one of the most critical health issues facing the world in general, but in particular the Asia-Pacific region. It will bring together leading diabetes specialists from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

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New resources

Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns

Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns

This document is a practical guide to the management of burn injuries for healthcare professionals everywhere who are non-burns specialists. With an emphasis on presenting hands-on and relevant clinical information, it focuses on the evaluation and management...

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Prevention and management: pressure ulcer quick guide

Prevention and management: pressure ulcer quick guide

An accessible guide for tips on pressure ulcer prevention and optimal local wound management options.

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Recent Translated Editions

 
VERWENDUNG VON SILVERCEL®  NON–ADHERENT: FALLSTUDIEN

VERWENDUNG VON SILVERCEL® NON–ADHERENT: FALLSTUDIEN

Dieses Dokument enthält eine Reihe von Fallberichten, die die Verwendung des SILVERCEL® NON–ADHERENT Verbands (Systagenix) bei Patienten mit unterschiedlichen Wundtypen beschreiben. Alle Patienten wurden mindestens 4 Wochen behandelt und die Entscheidung,...

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Consenso Internacional: La importancia del tratamiento de heridas eficiente

Consenso Internacional: La importancia del tratamiento de heridas eficiente

Los profesionales sanitarios que tratan a pacientes con heridas necesitan tener acceso a recursos que les permitan ofrecer los tratamientos más adecuados. Con las restricciones económicas en los presupuestos sanitarios, además del desafío de demostrar...

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Recommendations de Bonnes pratiques : Prise En Charge Des Plaies Dans L’ulcère du Pied Diabétique

Recommendations de Bonnes pratiques : Prise En Charge Des Plaies Dans L’ulcère du Pied Diabétique

Ce document traite des recommandations de prise en charge des plaies dans les ulcères du pied diabétique (UPD). Il vise à offrir aux spécialistes et non spécialistes où qu’ils se trouvent, un guide clinique pertinent et pratique, pour une prise de...

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