Wounds International Journal - Issue Contents

Practice

  1. Pressure ulcer prevention: can dressings protect from pressure ulcer damage? An advertorial
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    Using dressings such as an absorbent soft silicone self-adherent bordered foam dressing (Mepilex Border Sacrum, Mölnlycke Health Care) to protect vulnerable areas – particularly the sacrum, pelvic area and heels – of patients at risk of developing pressure...

  2. Learning through research: The paper that changed my life VIEW PDF
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    Mike Clark chooses a paper by Reswick and Rogers (1976) that attempted to determine how long patients could withstand a static posture without developing pressure ulcers. This is reviewed by Amit Gefen.

  3. Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: Key initiatives introduced in Japan
    Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: Key initiatives introduced in Japan VIEW PDF
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    This paper is one of three examining innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management. Among a number of fascinating innovations introduced in Japan, the problem of how to prevent pressure damage in patients with an extreme bony prominence is discussed.

  4. Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: New international guidelines for best practice VIEW PDF
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    This short report describes the development process and key recommendations of the new international pressure ulcer guidelines for prevention and treatment developed by EPUAP and NPUAP. Further key research and practical implications for pressure ulcer prevention...

  5. Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: Targeted interventions that reduce prevalence
    Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: Targeted interventions that reduce prevalence VIEW PDF
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    This short report presents recent initiatives in the US and Canada and around the world for targeted pressure ulcer prevention and management. Prevention is key and the focus needs to be on early recognition of patients at risk and the implementation of targeted...

  6. NPUAP-EPUAP pressure ulcer guidelines and the role of support surfaces. An advertorial
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment remains a key topic within both the acute and homecare market. Support surfaces play a major part in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment and therefore clinicians have an important role in ensuring patients gain access...

  7. Pressure ulcer prevention: achieving zero prevalence. An advertorial
    Wounds International, Vol 1; Issue 1

    Introducing a well-supported prevention programme, including the purchase of AtmosAir 9000 Mattress Replacement Systems (MRS), which achieved and sustained 0% pressure ulcer prevalence in a US hospital.

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