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Compression therapy in peripheral artery disease: a literature review

A scoping literature review on PubMed was conducted between January–May 2021 with combinations of the following key terms: ‘compression therapy’; ‘peripheral artery disease’; ‘critical limb...

S.T.R.I.D.E. Professional Guide to Compression Garment Selection for the Lower Extremity

S.T.R.I.D.E helps clinicians make the right garment choice for the right patient to achieve the right outcome.

Empowering patient self-management through tailored compression garment regimens

The management of lymphoedema is based around the four treatment components of skin care, exercise, lymphatic drainage (massage) and compression. Compression promotes drainage of lymph by increasing...


Stage O: latency stage. A subclinical state where swelling is not evident despite impaired lymph transport. Reversible.

Chronic venous insufficiency: a comprehensive review of management

A comprehensive literature review of medical textbooks and journals was undertaken. Chapters and articles discussing the pathophysiology of CVI and its sequelae were included. A PubMed search of...

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...