Case Studies


  1. Prévention de l’excoriation et de la formation de phlyctènes à l’aide d’un pansement avec ؀lm micro-perforé, non adhérent, d’acrylate de méthyl-éthylène : une étude de cas
    Prévention de l’excoriation et de la formation de phlyctènes à l’aide d’un pansement avec ؀lm micro-perforé, non adhérent, d’acrylate de méthyl-éthylène : une étude de cas VIEW PDF

    Prévention de l’excoriation et de la formation de phlyctènes à l’aide d’un pansement avec film micro-perforé, non adhérent, d’acrylate de méthyl-éthylène: une étude de cas

  2. Management of a non-healing postoperative wound using a bacteria and fungi-binding mesh VIEW PDF
    December 2014 Volume 5 Issue 4

    This case report describes the use of Sorbact®, a bacteria and fungi-binding dressing, to treat a chronic surgical wound in a patient with a history of substance abuse and peripheral arterial disease. The wound had previously been treated unsuccessfully with...

  3. Patient story: the challenges of living with a non-healing leg ulcer VIEW PDF
    December 2014 Volume 5 Issue 4

    In this article, the author describes her 15-year experience of living with leg ulcers. She explains the challenges these ulcers have brought in her daily life and the particular problems with pain management she has encountered. The author describes how different...

  4. Use of cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practice
    Use of cellulose PHMB dressing in clinical practice VIEW PDF

    Infection is the single most important contributory factor in delayed wound healing.The following case reports collected from the caseload of a tissue viability nurse working in Germany, look at the use VULCOSAN PHMB antimicrobial dressing in patients with...

  5. Patient story: the importance  of dressing selection after  heart surgery
    Patient story: the importance of dressing selection after heart surgery VIEW PDF
    September 2014 Volume 5 Issue 3

    In this article, the author describes undergoing open heart surgery for bicuspid aortic valve disease describes how the dressings chosen for his postoperative care affected his recovery. He explains how, despite having more than 25 years experience working...

  6. Use of a bioplastic material containing hyaluronic acid on a chronic leg ulcer
    Use of a bioplastic material containing hyaluronic acid on a chronic leg ulcer VIEW PDF
    September 2014 Volume 5 Issue 3

    Chronic leg ulcers of various aetiologies are commonly seen in a regional dermatology unit in Russia and patients are treated with a range of surgical and therapeutic techniques. An important trend in the modern treatment of patients with complex chronic ulcers...

  7. Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with melanoma
    Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with melanoma VIEW PDF
    May 2014 Volume 5 Issue 2

    Pyoderma gangrenosum – a rare, neutrophilic dermatosis – is associated with diseases including inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and haematologic disease. This case story describes an unusual association between pyoderma gangrenosum and malignant melanoma....

  8. UTILIZACIÓN DE ASKINA® CALGITROL® PASTE EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE LA INFECCIÓN DEL PIE DIABÉTICO: CASOS CLÍNICOS
    UTILIZACIÓN DE ASKINA® CALGITROL® PASTE EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE LA INFECCIÓN DEL PIE DIABÉTICO: CASOS CLÍNICOS VIEW PDF

    El riesgo de amputación de las extremidades inferiores en la población diabética es 20 veces superior al de la población sin diabetes1. En Reino Unido, alrededor de 6000 personas con diabetes sufren cada año una amputación de pierna, pie o dedos. Muchas...

  9. A rare case of lymphoedema-distichiasis
    A rare case of lymphoedema-distichiasis VIEW PDF

    Lymphoedema-distichiasis is a rare autosomal-dominant condition characterised by a second row of eye lashes (distichiasis) and pubertal onset of lower limb lymphoedema. It was first described in 1964 by Falls and Kertesz, but it took almost 40 years for...

  10. Holistic management of lymphoedema in Japan: two contrasting cases
    Holistic management of lymphoedema in Japan: two contrasting cases VIEW PDF

    One of the roles of a nurse is to keep patients with secondary lymphoedema from breast cancer treatment motivated to self-care, as its symptoms are chronic and debilitating. Patients need an easy, quick, cheap, and effective self-care programme because...