AVANCEï¿½ NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY - CASE STUDY EVALUATION
- CASE SERIES EVALUATION: THE USE OF DURAFIBER ON EXUDING WOUNDS. Barrett, Simon; Callaghan, Rosie; Ivins, Nicky; Stephen-Haynes, Jackie // Wounds UK;Sep2012, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p104
The article presents four case studies describing the overall acceptability of Durafiber to a number of patients with a variety of different wound types by clinical staff. They included a man in his early 80s with a history of venous ulceration, a female in her 80s with a mixed aetiology leg...
- Effectiveness of negative pressure wound therapy is still unproven. // Journal of Wound Care;Feb2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p88
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The clinical effectiveness of negative pressure wound therapy: a systematic review," by X. Xie, M. McGregor, and N, Dendukuri in the 2010 issue.
- AplicaÃ§Ã£o do curativo a vÃ¡cuo em feridas de difÃcil cicatrizaÃ§Ã£o. Vieira, Gilson De Bitencourt; Leichtweis, Cristina Feix; Johner, Ariane De Oliveira // Enfermagem Brasil;jan/fev2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p27
This study approaches the use of dressings under negative pressure in hard healing wounds and wounds with different characteristics. The objective was to evaluate this new technique through photos taken before and after each dressing exchange, observing the healing evolution. The three analyzed...
- Dehydrated amniotic membrane allografts for the treatment of chronic wounds: a case series. Forbes, J.; Fetterolf, D.E. // Journal of Wound Care;Jun2012, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p290
A retrospective case series demonstrating the use of dehydrated human amniotic membrane (dHAM) allografts in the treatment of wounds of various aetiologies. Amniotic membrane was applied to a series of chronic wounds referred to a formal wound clinic for aggressive management, after prior,...
- High-output stomas: challenges with a large laparostomy wound. Slater, Rebecca // British Journal of Nursing;3/22/2012 Supplement, pS26
This article explores the management of patients with high-output stomas fashioned under acute surgical conditions where management may be difficult owing to the presence of a large laparostomy wound. Available products that meet the technical demands required to manage these patients, achieve...
- Treatment of a sacral pressure ulcer and extensive hyperkeratosis with OPAL A filtrate and cream: A case study. Baldwin, Christopher; Bonham, Susan // Wound Practice & Research;Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p196
OPAL A, derived from the pawpaw fruit, is a promising treatment for chronic skin ulcers. We report the case of a 75-year-old man with paraplegia who presented with a chronic sacral pressure ulcer and extensive hyperkeratosis on his buttocks. After two weeks of treatment with OPAL A filtrate and...
- Pilonidal sinus wounds: Successful use of the novel negative pressure wound therapy device PICOâ„¢. MURPHY, SUE; POWELL, GAIL // Wounds UK;Nov2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p80
PICOâ„¢ (Smith & Nephew) is a novel device that delivers negative pressure wound therapy via a negative pressure dressing powered by a small battery pack. This provides a discreet alternative for patients requiring the therapy. This article describes the use of PICO in treating the...
- ACHIEVING OPTIMAL OUTCOMES WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY REDUCING DRESSING CHANGES WITH NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY. // World Council of Enterostomal Therapists Journal;Oct-Dec2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p23
An abstract of the article "Achieving Optimal Outcomes While Simultaneously Reducing Dressing Changes With Negative Pressure Wound Therapy," by Catherine T. Milne is presented.
- RELATO DE EXPERIÃŠNCIA SOBRE O USO DO LASER DE BAIXA POTÃŠNCIA NO TRATAMENTO DE ÃšLCERAS NEUROTRÃ“FICAS. Marçal Rosa, Jardênia; Gomes Torquato, Simone; Mello, Danielli; Henrique Martin Dantas, Estélio // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;mai2014, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1330
No abstract available.