- Tornado-stricken area receives wound care donation
The recent tornado that struck the state of Missouri, US, has sparked a need for wound care equipment in several areas, and companies have begun donating equipment for wound treatment and pressure ulcer prevention.
- Virtual Exhibition provides invaluable resources for clinicians
The Wounds International Virtual Exhibition is an invaluable resource for those interested in learning more about the different wound care products available for clinicians, as well as wound care organisations.
- Synthetic peptides stimulate blood vessel growth in wounds
Researchers at Tufts Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, have created synthetic peptides, which induce the growth of healthy blood vessels around damaged skin.
- Smoking increases risk of delayed healing
It has been shown that smoking can significantly impair all phases of wound healing. A review of recent studies in the American Journal of Medicine has indicated that a period of smoking cessation before a surgical procedure can be beneficial for surgical...
- Fish oil shows promise for wound healing
Increasing the oral intake of certain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements could be an important management strategy in the future of wound healing.
- The Virtual Conference has launched!
Wounds International Vol 2 Issue 1
We have launched our online conference with the unique opportunity to participate in Wounds International's first global conference. Free access to presentations, made easy workshops, free papers, posters and virtual exhibition are now available.
- Tetanus can kill without proper wound care
Tetanus is a preventable disease, but people are still suffering from it due to a worldwide lack of tetanus prophylaxis in wound care.
- Libya in need of emergency wound care supplies
As the crisis in Libya escalates with air strikes, wound care supplies have become increasingly important for those injured in the conflict. Many civilians are fleeing into bordering countries and the need for medical supplies is on the rise.
- Wound care supplies en route to Japan
Wound care organisations around the world are mobilising to help hundreds of injured people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan by sending medical equipment.
- Abu Dhabi emphasises the importance of wound care
The third Abu Dhabi Wound Care Conference, focusing on how to bring wound care to the forefront of health in the Middle East, was held on 12 March, 2011 by the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC).