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Burns: modified metabolism and the nuances of nutrition therapy

A total of 18 publications were examined, of which only nine met the inclusion criteria. The literature search was carried out by two authors, the first and last author. The years 2016–2018 were...

The role of macronutrients and micronutrients in wound healing: a narrative review

When an acute wound initially takes place, an efflux of lymphatic fluid and blood occurs, resulting in the first phase of the wound healing process: haemostasis. This phase, usually triggered within...

Use of multilayer silicone foam dressings as adjuvant therapy to prevent pressure injuries

This consensual expert opinion was drawn up using two methods: the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) and the Delphi process,17–19 and conducted according to a written protocol..

Antimicrobial stewardship strategies in wound care: evidence to support the use of dialkylcarbamoyl chloride (DACC)-coated wound dressings

Medline, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and Google Scholar were searched for relevant articles regarding the use of wound dressings and AMS in wound care, published between January 1970 and...

Legal liability for registered nurses in wound care: nutrition

In the US, litigation for wound care and pressure injury is on the rise.

Protein: A key nutrient to wound healing

Protein is made from amino acids, which can be made by the body or consumed through food.

Five rules for wound healing

Cells and enzymes function best at normal body temperature. A temperature drop (cooling) of 2° C is sufficient to affect the biological and healing process of a wound..

Top 12 must-have topical wound dressings

90% water in a gel base. Useful for adding moisture to the wound bed, softening/debriding necrotic tissue and for maintaining a moist wound bed..

Malnutrition: Screening and Assessment Resources

Mini Nutrition Assessment MNA® (MNA®-SF) .

Use of a bacterial fluorescence imaging system to target wound debridement and accelerate healing: a pilot study

A total of 11 patients (six women, five men) were assessed over a 12-week period. Of these, six patients completed the 12-week assessment; three patients were lost to follow-up and two patients...

Wound infections: an overview

Due to the natural flora of microbes which live on the skin, the majority of wounds will naturally become colonised with microorganisms. However, when these microbes migrate deeper into the wound bed...

Multicomponent compression system use in patients with chronic venous insufficiency: a real-life prospective study

Real-life data on the treatment of patients with CVI are still quite scarce in the literature, notably regarding the compression treatment of venous oedema, or patients' perception and acceptability...