John Timmons

NPWT in everyday practice Made Easy

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) offers clinicians an important option for the advanced management of many wound types1,2. Key factors for successful use are the appropriate preparation of the wound bed and the application technique used. In addition, a decision must be made about the...

Silflex® soft silicone wound contact dressing

It is hard to believe that it has taken so long for the message to get through, that dressings and dressing removal should not cause additional pain or trauma to the patient. However, the field of wound-related pain, its assessment and management has now been recognised (European Wound Management...

Recognising necrotising fasciitis

Necrotising fasciitis is a blanket term that is used to describe skin and soft tissue infections caused by one or a number of bacterial species (Schwartz and Kapila, 2004). In many cases, the disease progresses rapidly, causing large areas of soft tissue damage, extreme pain for the patient, and...