- Management of a complex abdominal wound: a case study. Tay Ai Choo; Ong Choo Eng // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p118
The management of complex abdominal dehiscence can be most challenging, especially when the challenge is compounded by a need to manage high fistulae output. This case study outlines the innovative management of a complex abdominal wound in a 56-year-old Chinese female. The patient had multiple...
- Phase 2 study of a new Hydrofiber dressing for superficial chronic or acute wounds. Faucher, N.; Ehrler, S.; Vin, F.; Dugré, T. // Journal of Wound Care;Apr2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p180
â€¢ Objective: To evaluate the safety and performance of Medicel Tulle Dressing (MTD) in subjects with chronic or acute wounds left to heal by secondary intention. â€¢ Method: This 28-day, multi-centre, single-arm clinical study was conducted at seven sites in France. Thirty patients...
- Application of negative pressure therapy to fistula wounds: a case study. Lee, Michelle Wai-kuen // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p114
The use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is commonly embraced in the treatment of different types of wounds, in many countries. However, in parts of Asia the use of alternative modified wall suction systems and filler dressings of foam, nonadherent dressings and special sponges are...
- HOW TO SUCCEED WITH WET-TO-DRY DRESSINGS. Chang, Lana Fourshee; Chang, Lana Foushee // RN;Jan79, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p63
Presents guidelines for nurses on applying wet-to-dry dressings. Function of wet-to-dry dressings to debride the wound; Step-by-step guide to proper procedure; Selection of the right type of solution used to soak the dressing. INSET: WET-TO-DRY DRESSINGS: Step-by-Step guide to proper....
- The Treatment Expert. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Aug2014, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p8
The article discusses Transparent Adhesive Dressings and Hydrocolloid dressings to manage wounds.
- Regulatory & Healthcare News. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;10/29/2011, Issue 640, p11
The article announces that advancements in antimicrobial and interactive dressings, synthetic tissue sealant and the adoption of anti-adhesives will fuel the growth of the U.S. wound and tissue management market beyond 10.4 billion U.S. dollars by 2018.
- Ask: The Treatment Expert. Wickard, Susan // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jul2011, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p8
The article provides an answer to a question on the best dressing for wet wounds.
- Effectiveness of silver dressings questioned. // Practice Nurse;4/30/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p8
The article focuses on a review by the "Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin" which concludes that silver dressings are unsuitable for acute wounds.
- Secondary wound dressings: an evaluation of Alldress. Gray, David G.; White, Richard; Russell, Fiona; Cooper, Pam J. // British Journal of Nursing;9/26/2002, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p1157
Describes the management of cases where Alldress was used as secondary wound dressing. Clinical and cost implications; Comparison with alternative dressings; Level of clinical performance required to administer the dressing.