BPA Made Easy

 Although the mere presence of bacteria in chronic wounds may not indicate active infection or impaired healing, there is a point at which bacteria do begin to inhibit healing, which can result in local or even systemic infection. This point of pathogenicity is when the bacteria start to...

SEM Scanner Made Easy

 It is well documented that early diagnosis and intervention may contribute to pressure ulcer prevention, which is less costly that treatment. This Made Easy provides an overview of the SEM Scanner, a diagnostic tool that allows the user to ‘visualise pathology’ below the skin before...

Photobiomodulation with LumiHealTM Made Easy

This Made Easy introduces LumiHeal, a novel photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment that incorporates an LED lamp and photoconverter gel. New studies indicate that PBM may be particularly useful in the treatment of chronic wounds, positively affecting all stages of the wound healing process and improving...

Cutimed HydroControl Made Easy

Promoting healing in dry/low-exuding and sloughy wounds, which may be failing to progress as expected, can be challenging. This Made Easy will focus on how to manage these challenges, how dressing technologies can help to help to promote healing and introduce Cutimed® HydroControl dressings (BSN...

Triangle of Wound Assessment Made Easy

Wound assessment is essential in informing the selection of appropriate therapeutic strategies to achieve clinical goals, e.g. wound healing and improved patient wellbeing. This Made Easy describes a new approach to wound assessment that encourages clinicians to look beyond the wound edge to...

PolyMem dressings Made Easy

As healthcare budgets are put under pressure, providers increasingly need to balance reduced cost with providing high-quality outcomes. This has led to more wounds being treated in the community, creating a need for non-specialists to acquire knowledge about advanced wound care products. However,...

Hybrid support surfaces Made Easy

The number of people at risk from pressure ulcers is increasing due to an ageing population and a rising prevalence of long-term conditions globally. Since most pressure ulcers are preventable, greater demands are being placed on practitioners to implement strategies for prevention. The variety of...

Wound Infection Made Easy

It is important that clinicians understand how infection develops, how signs and symptoms manifest in various aetiologies, and how and when to initiate use of topical antimicrobials and systemic antibiotics in wounds clinically diagnosed as infected. This made easy reviews current practice and...