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Embracing innovation and advancements in wound care

This year has been marked by extraordinary advancements, which promise to revolutionize patient care. The field has seen significant strides, from fresh business approaches to groundbreaking...

Research Roundup

Journal of Wound Care: Development, dissemination, and evaluation of a smartphone-based app for pressure ulcer/injury prevention and treatment for use at the bedside.

Dressings for preventing pressure ulcers: how do they work?

Among the aetiologic factors that cause PU development, tissue ischaemia, with or without reperfusion damage, and cellular deformation caused by mechanical loading, are widely accepted. Furthermore,...

Can teledermatology meet the needs of the remote and rural population?

In 2018, the Cochrane database of systematic reviews analysed 22 studies with this sole objective: ‘to determine the diagnostic accuracy of teledermatology for the detection of any skin cancer in...

Understanding the mechanisms of spontaneous and skin-grafted wound repair: the path to engineered skin grafts

Spontaneous wound repair in surgical or acute wounds is achieved by a complex and dynamic process which can be described in the overlapping phases of platelet haemostasis, inflammation, proliferation...

The startling rise of illicit drug use among nurses: 2015-present

The statistics for illicit drug use by nurses are difficult to predict accurately because of under-reporting. However, various research sources demonstrate a progressive and rising trend in the covert...

Xylazine Wounds

Nancy and her dedicated team collaborated with clinicians from Philadelphia and neighboring areas to serve the Kensington community.

Best practice for wound repair and regeneration use of cellular, acellular and matrix-like products (CAMPs)

The panel proposed a new method to categorize CAMPs based on composition and designated the following subcategories:.

Wound care around the world: American Samoa

“Factors that contribute to American Samoan non-communicable diseases and wounds include geographical isolation, warm weather, lifestyle factors and lack of access to specialized healthcare.” .