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Different types of multidisciplinary concepts for treating non-healing wounds have been developed. However, there is insufficient evidence on the quality of multidisciplinary wound centres, and a limited number of evaluation systems have so far been developed. The lack of an international wound centre evaluation/certification system is the basis for the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Wound Centre Endorsement Project. The project aims to describe the minimum requirements for a wound management centre. These requirements have been defined as a basis for evaluation and endorsement of wound centres inside as well as outside a hospital setting (in- and outpatient clinics).
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Name: Journal of wound care
In May 2018, BSN Medical hosted a symposium, 'The management of venous leg ulcers: the value of high-quality care', at the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) conference in Poland. It focused...
The appropriate choice of postoperative dressing supports effective wound healing by providing a moist wound environment and reducing the risk of surgical site infection and blistering. Wound manageme...
To compare the effectiveness in wound healing of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) versus a standard dressing in patients who underwent hip or knee revision surgery.
To improve treatment results, certification of colorectal cancer centres in Germany assures interdisciplinary treatment according to official treatment guidelines. The treatment results of certified c...
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Prontosan® Wound Irrigation Solution in the treatment of hard-to-heal venous leg ulcers compared to wound irrigation with saline solutio...
This study evaluates the use of Prontosan® Wound Irrigation Solution and Prontosan® Wound Gel in the treatment of chronic leg wounds in adults. All participants will use Prontosan and re...
The aim of this study was to ascertain if the use of Vicryl plus® reduced the number of wound infections after transverse laparotomy comparing to polydioxanon suture. Between 10/03 and 1...
This is a randomized controlled trial. Patients with a condition that increases their risk of a wound complication will be approached for inclusion in the trial. Each participant agreeing ...
You are being asked to participate in this study because you have a complex wound that requires treatment with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). NPWT is a therapeutic technique which...
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
Removal of degenerated and necrotic epithelium and underlying connective tissue of a periodontal pocket in an effort to convert a chronic ulcerated wound to an acute surgical wound, thereby insuring wound healing and attachment or epithelial adhesion, and shrinkage of the marginal gingiva. The term is sometimes used in connection with smoothing of a root surface or ROOT PLANING. (Jablonski; Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
A disease caused by tetanospasmin, a powerful protein toxin produced by CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI. Tetanus usually occurs after an acute injury, such as a puncture wound or laceration. Generalized tetanus, the most common form, is characterized by tetanic muscular contractions and hyperreflexia. Localized tetanus presents itself as a mild condition with manifestations restricted to muscles near the wound. It may progress to the generalized form.
A secreted matrix metalloproteinase that may play a role in matrix degradation during WOUND HEALING. It is expressed at high levels by KERATINOCYTES, suggesting its role in keratinocyte migration.
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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