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Infection-fighting Bandages for serious Burn victims

Chris Wood February 25, 2016   The researchers added dendrimers to the bandage, allowing it to tackle dangerous bacteria at wound sites (Credit: EPFL) When a burn wound is healing, it’s usu...

Do dressings prevent infection?

There is insufficient evidence to know whether dressings reduce the risk of wound infection after surgery and, in some cases, leaving a wound exposed may be better, say researchers in The BMJ today.

Scientists Develop Infection-Fighting Bandages for Serious Burns

Serious burn victims are immunocompromised and may be missing skin on parts of their body, and this makes them highly vulnerable to bacteria. Thanks to progress in intensive care, they are decreasingl...

ACell®, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for Concurrent Use of its Wound Management Devices

COLUMBIA, Md., March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc. today announced that it has received additional FDA clearance for its MicroMatrix® device, which describes the concurrent use of Mic...

Organogenesis raises $30mm from existing investors

Wound care technology company Organogenesis Inc. raised $30mm in what appears to be a late-stage round to expand its PuraPly product line and to develop new offerings in wound care and surgical. The ...

Infection-fighting bandages for serious burns

(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) A new generation of biological infection-fighting bandages could reduce the death rate among victims of serious burns. This technology, which EPFL helped d...

International Society for Burn Injuries issues new guidelines on burn care

(Elsevier) Burns can be among the most devastating of injuries. Following the formulation of practice guidelines that addressed the care and management of burn injuries in developed countries, the Int...

8 Reasons Why Your Hospital Needs A Wound Care Strategy

Despite our best efforts as a wound care community, wound healing is not going awa

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On-Demand Dissolution of a Dendritic Hydrogel-based Dressing for Second-Degree Burn Wounds through Thiol-Thioester Exchange Reaction.

An adhesive yet easily removable burn wound dressing represents a breakthrough in second-degree burn wound care. Current second-degree burn wound dressings absorb wound exudate, reduce bacterial infec...

Dual therapeutic functions of F-5 fragment in burn wounds: preventing wound progression and promoting wound healing in pigs.

Burn injuries are a leading cause of morbidity including prolonged hospitalization, disfigurement, and disability. Currently there is no Food and Drug Administration-approved burn therapeutics. A clin...

Prevalence of HIV infection among burn patients: is there a relationship with patients' outcomes?

The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among acute burn patients and its impacts on patient's outcomes in an Iranian burn care hos...

IL-15 Superagonist Expands mCD8+ T, NK and NKT Cells after Burn Injury but Fails to Improve Outcome during Burn Wound Infection.

Severely burned patients are highly susceptible to opportunistic infections and sepsis, owing to the loss of the protective skin barrier and immunological dysfunction. Interleukin-15 (IL-15) belongs t...

Aloe vera and Vitis vinifera improve wound healing in an in vivo rat burn wound model.

Aloe vera and Vitis vinifera have been traditionally used as wound healing agents. The present study aimed to investigate the effects of aloe emodin and resveratrol in the burn wound healing procedu...

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