- New foreign language Made Easy editions available online
Wounds International continues to expand the number of translations and languages available online for our international readers to download and use in practice.
- Earlobe probes may increase risk of pressure ulcers
Patients experiencing low-perfusion states may be at risk of developing pressure ulcers on their earlobes if pulse oximeter probes are used to monitor their haemoglobin saturation.
- Update of TIME framework assesses wound care practice from the past ten years
The International Wound Infection Institute (IWII) has prepared a review updating the TIME framework using new data and evidence from the past ten years.
- New older people’s care hub for student nurse training
A new hub based at an aged-care facility in Adelaide, Australia, gives student nurses hands-on experience in treating older people.
- Biggest wound care event in the UK kicks off
Wounds International, alongside Wounds UK, are exhibiting at the biggest wound care event in the UK this week.
- Virtual reality games reduce pain during burn care treatments
Several recent studies have shown that allowing patients to play virtual reality games (VR) during burn treatments reduces pain significantly.
- System developed for predicting pathological burn scarring
A system, using the Bayesian network (BN) model, has been developed for predicting the pathological scarring from burn injuries.
- New imaging technique assesses vascular changes under the skin
Researchers have examined the use of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), a non-invasive structural imaging system, to assess vascular changes in the sub-dermal layers of patients’ skin.
- Scar-less mice offer insight into tissue regeneration
A recent study of tissue regeneration in African spiny mice, a species that easily loses its skin and regenerates it without scar tissue, may help researchers gain insight into the molecular pathways of wound healing in humans.